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Big Wheel in Waco: 1913

Big Wheel in Waco: 1913

Waco, Texas. September 1913. "Messenger boy working for Mackay Telegraph Company. Said fifteen years old. Exposed to Red Light dangers." View full size. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

 

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Re: Pipe?

Heh. That's nothing compared to some of the other Hine kids.

Pipe?

He's about 14 and he's smoking a pipe. He's been around the block.

15?

I would guess 12 or 13. Kids had to grow up quickly back then.

15?

No way he is 15, I bet he is 12

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