Tag: Industrial Revolution: Light and Darkness

Oct 2020

I have lived in the Scranton, Pennsylvania area, in which the scars left by coalmining are still visible. I have lived in Steubenville, Ohio, which has not recovered from the pollution of the steel industry. I have also lived in the Franklin/Oil City region of Pennsylvania, the first part of the world to experience the modern oil boom. You can still find debris from the old oil rigs in the woods. Each of these places shows how industrialism came in, enriched an area for a time with a booming economy, and the......

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