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Re: Anyone into visiting abandoned factories
Those are some really cool photos, Mr 4.
Circa 2000, while working for the Department of Defense I visited a Bethlehem Steel machine shop in eastern PA where the building, machinery and people looked like they belonged back in the Civil War. As a tooling engineer and apprentice-trained machinist, I couldn't believe Bethlehem could build the components the Navy needed using the machines and tooling in that shop. But they did, which is a credit to the company, their people and the old-world skills they could draw on.
I'm pretty certain that facility is no longer in use, as Bethlehem long ago got out of the business of building submarine missile tube components. It would be interesting to tour those ancient buildings today, if they still exist, that is.
Last edited by Saltherring; May 14th, 18 at 12:21 PM.