William G. Weiner Jr.,Karen M. Samuels's Bethlehem Revisited (Postcard History Series) PDF

By William G. Weiner Jr.,Karen M. Samuels

ISBN-10: 1467122394

ISBN-13: 9781467122399

Due partly to the Lehigh Canal and the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Bethlehem developed from a tranquil city to a latest commercial urban. inbuilt 1829, the Lehigh Canal glided by the guts of Bethlehem. With it introduced a gradual flow of outsiders who formed and adjusted the group. The Lehigh Valley Railroad was once demonstrated in South Bethlehem within the 1850s, turning the town right into a production middle with such new industries as Lehigh Zinc and Bethlehem metal in addition to silk turbines. Bethlehem Revisited captures a urban in transition, at a time while its streets might slightly accommodate the inflow of horses, trolleys, cars, and pedestrians. Bursting at its seams with humans, companies, and flats, Bethlehem comes alive via this number of outstanding postcards.

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