Photos Of The Abandoned Bethlehem Steel Facilities...

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The Highlight Reel's Comment
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closed Bethlehem steel plant in Pennsylvania

Photos of the abandoned Bethlehem Steel Plant

In its heyday during most of the 20th century, Bethlehem Steel stood as one of the gold-standard symbols in American manufacturing, notably supplying the U.S. armed forces with plating and ordnance during WW2, as well as most of the Golden Gate Bridge in the 1930’s.

closed Bethlehem steel plant in Pennsylvania

Over the years, their inability to adjust to and compete with cheaper foreign and domestic competition, and the short-sightedness and lack of innovation on the part of management, whittled away at the organization until the early 2000’s, when Bethlehem Steel was finally folded into the International Steel Group.

closed Bethlehem steel plant in Pennsylvania

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Bolt's Comment
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I've hung some steel that came out of the Bethlehem plant.

Kurt G.'s Comment
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I'm amused to find this. Just today I made a delivery in Bethlehem (well, ok, I usually do that once or twice a week), and I heard the Billy Joel song "Allentown" on the radio, and it made me think that there must be some interesting things to see if I ever had the chance to do anything other than drive through. My company has a small drop yard that's across the river from the Sands resort in Bethlehem, apparently built where Bethlehem Steel used to be.

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