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By Cheryl A. Kashuba

ISBN-10: 1540220753

ISBN-13: 9781540220752

ISBN-10: 1596298103

ISBN-13: 9781596298101

the serious warmth of the metal generators and the clatter of coal-filled
locomotives as soon as crammed the streets of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Hardworking immigrants, iron rails, and anthracite coal from underneath the skin of the plush Lackawanna River Valley powered
America’s commercial Revolution, and until eventually international conflict II, town reigned as a state-of-the-art boomtown. neighborhood journalist Cheryl A. Kashuba chronicles the background of Scranton from the distinction days of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal corporation and the Dickson Works in the course of the post-Industrial decline and an eventual revitalization of the town. With a deft hand, Kashuba captures the spirit of a proud neighborhood and creates a desirable portrait of the electrical City.

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