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Owner Richard Benash counts out money for an (Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash counts out money for an employee to buy scrap metal from a customer at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

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Richard Benash owns RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. Benash, a Vietnam War veteran, sometimes creates sculpture out of the scrap metal he buys, such as copper, iron and aluminum. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash counts out money for an
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash counts out money for an employee to buy scrap metal from a customer at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash talks about some of the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash talks about some of the materials he processes, and some of the more interesting finds, at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash piles copper pipes after cutting
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Owner Richard Benash piles copper pipes after cutting them for easier processing at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

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Owner Richard Benash cuts copper pipes for easier
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Owner Richard Benash cuts copper pipes for easier processing at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash is photographed in front of
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Owner Richard Benash is photographed in front of heavy machinery and a pile of scrap he uses as his "broom" at left at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

An employee works around puddles during a rainy
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An employee works around puddles during a rainy day at Richard Benash's at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash also creates art out of
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash also creates art out of some of the recycled materials he reclaims, such as a memorial to two fallen soldiers outside of his business, at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash also creates art out of
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash also creates art out of some of the recycled materials he buys, such as these early-century gas tanks, at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

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Richard Benash owns RB Scrap Iron & Metal
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Richard Benash owns RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash talks about some of the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash talks about some of the materials he processes at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash also creates art out of
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash also creates art out of some of the recycled materials he buys at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash operates heavy machinery at RB
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash operates heavy machinery at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Owner Richard Benash operates heavy machinery at RB
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Owner Richard Benash operates heavy machinery at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

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Owner Richard Benash operates heavy machinery at RB
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Owner Richard Benash operates heavy machinery at RB Scrap Iron & Metal at 730 Saw Mill River Road in Yonkers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

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