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a man walking up a hill with large factories emitting smoke behind him
December 14, 2019

Pittsburgh Industry

Originally published in 1949 as part of the feature “Pittsburgh: Workshop of the Titans” in National Geographic magazine, this photo is certainly atmospheric, giving the viewer a feel for the industrial weight under which the city was built. Heavy emphasis on industry drove this article, with many of photos featuring workers in plants and factories across the city.

Photograph by John E. Fletcher, J. Baylor Roberts, and B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic
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