Three Gorges Photography - Fengdu Break - Virtually all of the demolition work is being done by hand, hammer and chisel. Larger jobs simply require more manual laborers. - Dec. 2001 Three Gorges Photography - Untitled - Xiao Taiwan - Three Gorges Photography - Untitled - Xiao Taiwan - Resettlement funds have not arrived yet, so this great grand-mother is cooking lunch for the family outside, next to a pile of rubble that used to be her home. - Oct. 2002 Three Gorges Photography - 156.ºº - Demolition crews are heaving on a wall just above a water level marker indicating an interim reservoir depth. By 2009 the water level is expected to be filled to 175 meters. - June 2002

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Three Gorges Photography - Gaojia Tailor
Three Gorges Photography - Wanzhou Salvage - Anything and everything that can be salvaged for reuse, or for sale, is collected; metal, paper, wood, bricks, wire, etc... - June 2002 Three Gorges Photography - Untitled - Wanzhou Three Gorges Photography - Fengdu Salvage - Most everything from the old cities, except for broken bricks, is worth someone's time salvaging it, despite the meager compensation. - Oct. 2002