In 1840, George and Selden Scranton, with William Henry, established their iron furnaces on the banks of Roaring Brook in the wilderness of northeastern Pennsylvania. In 1847, they successfully mass-produced iron T rails and later emerged as the nation s third largest steel manufacturer. Anthracite, locomotives, silk, and lace soon followed. Scranton traces the growth of Slocum Hollow through its rising industrialization into its emergence as the bustling Electric City. In all its urban complexity, Scranton attracted ...

Scranton 2015, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

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Scranton 2005, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

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Scranton 2005, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

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