Miner hammering a steel chisel to dig a blasting hole.
After about 5 hours of hammering, the hole will be large enough for a stick of dynamite, and blowing it will free some ore that the miner will then take out with a wheelbarrow. Maybe he will get a $10 pay at the end of the day.
Candelaria silver mine - Potosi (Bolivia)
For more information about this mine, read the album description.