Posts from the ‘Forging Ahead’ category

The blast furnaces of Bethlehem Steel can still be seen above the homes where steel workers once lived.  Now the furnaces are part of Steel Stacks, a tourist attraction.  John Rennison, Hamilton Spectator

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…