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Forging Ahead 3: Bethlehem

“There’s something attractive about the scale and what (the furnaces) look like. They’re artistic when you look at it. They’re gothic. They’re severe.” Bethlehem: poised for…

Forging Ahead 3: The Founder

The philanthropic founder Asa Packer was the founder of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company. He was instrumental in the founding of Bethlehem Steel (originally Bethlehem Rolling…