Absolutely gorgeous photographs! Check out Bethlehem Steel! Carley

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.

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.

It is becoming an eclectic paradigm, showing the nation that what looked like an old decrepit horse worthy of being sent to the proverbial glue factory has a salvageable future.  It is a wondrous turn around and a worthy monument to…

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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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