[Reading] ➸ Lycoming County's Industrial Heritage ➮ Robin Van Auken – E17streets4all.co.uk Lycoming County has a rich industrial history, first in lumber and then in manufacturing Thousands were employed as lumberjacks, and others worked in sawmills, planing mills, or furniture factories th Lycoming County has a rich industrial history, first in lumber and then in manufacturing Thousands were employed as lumberjacks, and others worked in sawmills, planing mills, or furniture factories that processed the lumber Until , lumber was the county s main industry Inevitably, the mountainsides were denuded and floods toppled Lycoming County's eBook ↠ the remaining lumbering companies The heyday over, many company towns collapsed Boards of trade were created to entice manufacturers to the region During the first half of the twentieth century, Lycoming once again prospered with hundreds of new entrepreneurs and companies Lycoming County s Industrial Heritage documents the people who worked in the factories, mills, and for the manufacturers that no longer exist, victims of recession, urban sprawl, and offshore industries Each image honors the role of labor and serves as a reminder of the individuals who helped build industrial America.
Robin Van Auken is a writer, educator and professional archaeologist A cultural heritage specialist, she enjoys working on projects, large and small, through her freelance company, Hands on Heritage She has advanced degrees in anthropology and communications and she teaches American Archaeology and Media Writing courses at Lycoming College She Lycoming County's eBook ↠ also directs the summer youth program, Lycoming College for Kids TeensShe is the author and co author of books on regional history, including Play Ball The Story of Little League Baseball She also is the author of contemporary romance sometimes writing as Madeline Sloane.
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- Lycoming County's Industrial Heritage
- Robin Van Auken
- 21 July 2018 Robin Van Auken