Musings in West Virginia: Southern Fringes
The finale in a five-part summer excursion includes a visit to several abandoned schools and the infamous Sweet Springs Resort!
Spindles stacked away at the Lonaconing Silk Mill.
East Liverpool, Ohio
East Liverpool, Ohio, once lovingly referred to as the “Crockery City” and the “Pottery Capital of the World,” is the classic definition of the Rust Belt. Much like Pittsburgh with its reliance on steel mills and Cleveland with its manufacturing plants, East Liverpool was dependent around the pottery industry because of ample natural resources, access to newly laid railroads, the Ohio River, and an untapped market.
August 13: Klotz Throwing Company Tour Information
Couldn’t make the June 2011 meet for the Klotz Throwing Company? Looking to explore and photograph the last standing original silk mill intact in the US?