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1886: Tesla's Winter Of Suffering

Betrayed by men he trusted, Tesla considered the winter of 1886/1887 a time of "terrible headaches and bitter tears." He was forced to work as a ditch digger for $2.00 per day and questioned the value of his education.

Early American construction workers.
Early American construction workers.
Early American construction workers. Early New York City sewer workers.