Jared Frederick's Altoona (Images of Modern America) PDF

By Jared Frederick

ISBN-10: 1467122866

ISBN-13: 9781467122863

For over a century, Altoona, Pennsylvania, was once a bustling commercial hotbed. the city thrived as a gem of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which built a few 6,000 steam locomotives. even if, like such a lot of groups within the wake of worldwide warfare II, Altoona struggled amidst deindustrialization and cultural shifts. The 1968 finish of the Pennsylvania Railroad, a lowering inhabitants, and a loss of life downtown slowly made the town a shadow of its former self. despite the fact that, contemporary advancements display potential�as is visible within the company presence of Norfolk Southern and Sheetz. also, the expansion of Penn nation Altoona, nearby health and wellbeing care platforms, and the Altoona Curve baseball membership proceed to make town and its environs a special position in the middle of the Allegheny Mountains.

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