Wheeling

Wheeling

by Sean Patrick Duffy, Paul Rinkes
     
 

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The convergence of the Ohio River, the National Road, a remarkable bridge, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad transformed Wheeling into a transportation hub. Fed by an influx of immigrant labor, the city prospered, adding industrial muscle. But global economic changes brought the machine to a sudden halt. In Then & Now: Wheeling author Seán Duffy and

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The convergence of the Ohio River, the National Road, a remarkable bridge, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad transformed Wheeling into a transportation hub. Fed by an influx of immigrant labor, the city prospered, adding industrial muscle. But global economic changes brought the machine to a sudden halt. In Then & Now: Wheeling author Seán Duffy and photographer Paul Rinkes explore a city still recovering from that trauma, a city with a proud past and an uncertain but hopeful future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439641330
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/23/2010
Series:
Then and Now
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,020,149
File size:
37 MB
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In Then & Now: Wheeling author Sean Duffy and photographer Paul Rinkes explore a city still recovering from that trauma, a city with a proud past and an uncertain but hopeful future.

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