Frank Gurrera Recounts a Life Well-Lived

Frank Gurrera, at 94, is the oldest Local 100 member still punching the clock five days a week at the Coney Island Overhaul Shop.  He has been a machinist with NYCT for 49 years, most of them spent working at CIOH.

Frank recently sat down with a historian from the Coney Island History Project for an interview about his life as a transit worker, a veteran of World War II, and as a life-long resident of Brooklyn.

Frank’s poignant life-story of modest heroism, professional accomplishments, and steadfast belief in working in a union shop is a must listen: