Friday, February 22, 2013

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Eventually, obsolescence comes to all economies. Pittsburgh used to be the 'Steel City.' But, by the 1980s, deindustrialization had almost swallowed the city's economy, and abandoned steel mills stood idle and rusting. It was the era when the Manufacturing Belt became the Rust Belt. [1981]

1 comment:

  1. And then it was the "tighten your belts" era... My generation, probably my children's too.