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Absolutely gorgeous photographs! Check out Bethlehem Steel! Carley

Originally posted on Tin Can Traveler:

(My Dad worked for many years at the Bethlehem Steel as a chemist.  He was very proud of his work and loved his job.  As a photojournalist this is my tribute to the place that gave my family so much.)

Towering defunct steel stacks, silenced machinery, abandoned buildings.  Surely it all adds up to a veritable wasteland, a hazard, something to be torn down, disposed of, leveled.

Bethlehem Steel Stacks in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Abandoned Industrial Buildings at the former Bethlehem Steel

Some Building Remnants Look Like Roman Ruins

Not so the once mighty Bethlehem Steel Works in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.   An impressive rebirth is taking this industrial ghost town from once being the second largest steel manufacturer in the world to a place of robust artistic, historical, commercial and cultural activity.

Visitors Center at Bethlehem Works

It is becoming an eclectic paradigm, showing the nation that what looked like an old…

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  1. #1 by Project profile on October 14, 2013 - 19:34

    Nice photos. Thank you for the inspirational attempt.

  2. #2 by Victor Santana on June 19, 2012 - 21:06

    Reblogged this on Artistrict Journal.

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