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Where the American industrial revolution began: Alexander Hamilton’s manufacturing park.
Great Falls of the Passaic River, Paterson NJ
Today’s American industrial park. A far cry from the past.
Industrial Road, Walpole, MA
From making to sleeping. Then (1725): Flour mill for the Continental Army. Now: condos.
Take notice: manufacturing moved out.
Demolished: American manufacturing in tatters.
General Motors built cars here. Now, America auctions used cars here. Progress constrained by a gold chain.
Repurposed GM Assembly plant, Framingham, MA
Decommissioned: Bethlehem Steel plant then, junkyard now.
Bethlehem Steel plant reimagined: a wastewater treatment plant.
Coal extraction: the sun setting on America’s industrial past.
Big Rock VA
Up in smoke: old manufacturing. Transforming coal to coke and coke to steel.
Empty: coal car.
Samsung, LG…where are the American brands?
Big-box store, Somerville, MA
Honda, Acura, VW…any American logos?
Big-box store parking lot. Waltham, MA