By Cheryl A. Kashuba

the serious warmth of the metal generators and the clatter of coal-filled
locomotives as soon as crammed the streets of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Hardworking immigrants, iron rails, and anthracite coal from underneath the skin of the luxurious Lackawanna River Valley powered
America’s business Revolution, and until eventually international battle II, town reigned as a state-of-the-art boomtown. neighborhood journalist Cheryl A. Kashuba chronicles the background of Scranton from the consideration days of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal corporation and the Dickson Works throughout the post-Industrial decline and an eventual revitalization of the town. With a deft hand, Kashuba captures the spirit of a proud group and creates a desirable portrait of the electrical City.

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