Mickey Mouse operates a steam shovel; Pegleg Pete is his foreman; Minnie Mouse sells box lunches. Mickey must save the day when Pete makes advances to Minnie.
- This is a remake of the Oswald the Lucky Rabbit short Sky Scrappers.
- The "LUNCH!!!" call was later used in the 1945 Goofy cartoon Tiger Trouble and in the Mickey Mouse Works short "Sandwich Makers".
- This short was computer colorized in the 1990s.
- Was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Cartoon). It lost to Three Little Pigs.
Home video releases
- Walt Disney Cartoon Classics: Limited Gold Editions - How the Best Was Won: 1933-60
- Mickey Mouse: The Black and White Years - Volume One
- Walt Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse in Black and White
- Vintage Mickey
- Building a Building is an area in the Timeless River world in Kingdom Hearts II. Other shorts that are featured as areas of that world are Steamboat Willie, Gulliver Mickey, Mickey's Orphans and The Fire Fighters.
- One of the projector transition levels in Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is based on this cartoon.
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