Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (PPG)Mount Vernon, OH Opened 1907 – Shuttered 1976 Slated for demolition summer 2013 The former Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company’s Mount Vernon plant sits on seventy acres and opened in 1907 and was operated by PPG, or through one of its divisions, until 1976. You would never know driving by this site, or […]Read more "07: Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (Mount Vernon, OH)"
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. – B F Skinner I found this old broken country school house as I drove across Ohio from one shuttered smokestack to another. Not sure if It is lost or if I was.Read more "06: School House Rocks"
The wonderful part of my job and professional life is that I am free to chase smokestacks. It is not that these monoliths to American history, ingenuity and industry are running but so often I am. About five years ago my life changed and I took two weeks at the end of March and drove […]Read more "01: Chasing smokestacks"