Hassey Gibson was a Charlotte Pipe and Foundry ironworker for fifty-two years. He began to work as a piece worker in 1925, but moved on to do various jobs within the plant. At the beginning of the interview, Mr. Gibson recounts his early work and the social environment of Charlotte Pipe. He goes on to describe complicated details of cast molding setup and takedown. During his description of this process, he provides insights into the unique vocabulary of ironworkers used to describe items and processes. In addition to describing processes, Mr. Gibson also relates anecdotes and gives his opinions on the owners, the Dowd family and various coworkers at Charlotte Pipe. Events mentioned in brief are the Foundry's fire of 1930, racial relations and tensions in Charlotte Pipe of the 1960s, and the union strike of 1974.