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Wheeling Then and Now
Wheeling Then and Now by Sean Patrick Duffy, Paul Rinkes
The convergence of the Ohio River, the National Road, a remarkable bridge, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad transformed Wheeling into a transportation hub. Fed by an influx of immigrant labor, the city prospered, adding industrial muscle. But global economic changes brought the machine to a sudden halt.
Author Bio: In Then & Now: Wheeling author Sean Duffy and photographer Paul Rinkes explore a city still recovering from that trauma, a city with a proud past and an uncertain but hopeful future.
# of Pages: 96
On Sale Date: 08/23/2010
# of Images: 150 Black and White