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By William G. Weiner Jr.,Karen M. Samuels

Due partially to the Lehigh Canal and the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Bethlehem developed from a tranquil city to a contemporary commercial urban. in-built 1829, the Lehigh Canal glided by the guts of Bethlehem. With it introduced a gradual circulate of outsiders who formed and altered the neighborhood. The Lehigh Valley Railroad was once verified in South Bethlehem within the 1850s, turning the town right into a production middle with such new industries as Lehigh Zinc and Bethlehem metal in addition to silk generators. Bethlehem Revisited captures a urban in transition, at a time while its streets may possibly slightly accommodate the inflow of horses, trolleys, vehicles, and pedestrians. Bursting at its seams with humans, companies, and apartments, Bethlehem comes alive via this selection of awesome postcards.

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