Posts tagged ‘steel’

Forging Ahead: Reimagining Steel

Examining the collapse, and recovery, of America’s steel towns Amy Kenny The Hamilton Spectator “Steel’s gone.” That’s what residents of U.S. steel towns will say when…

Forging Ahead 2: Buffalo

“We don’t argue about what to do now, we argue about how we do it. That’s a different and better argument to have.” Buffalo: From steel…

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…

Forging Ahead 5: Youngstown

“We still have our challenges, but we are used to the challenges.” Youngstown: A work in progress Amy Kenny The Hamilton Spectator [I]n the 1990s, after…