By Matt Reese
The work of former Ohio farm boy Scott Lahmers has gone viral on the Internet as viewers from around the world clicked on his pictures of work being done in the One World Trade Center, Tower One, in Lower Manhattan.
The son of a 4-H agent, Lahmers grew up in Morgan County raising steers, chickens, pigs, sheep, and horses on the small farm for family consumption and 4-H and FFA projects. His sister, Beth, currently serves as an OCJ copy editor and oversees traffic for Ohio Ag Net. Lahmers and his wife currently live in Georgia, but he frequently returns home to Ohio, especially for Ohio State football games.
Lahmers started working as an elevator constructor helper in downtown Columbus. After years of work, he now serves as a technical specialist for ThyssenKrupp Americas. One of his projects now has Lahmers lofty in the rafters of the One World Trade Center project in New York, with ThyssenKrupp Americas installing 74 elevators and 9 escalators in the building.… Continue readingRead More »