The book begins with a synopsis of the history of this old and huge steel plant. The follows two 2-page aerial photographs to give the reader a perspective of the size of the whole facility.
This first volume focuses on the various class 1 railroads (Reading Company and Lehigh Valley) bringing ore, limestone, and coal to Bethlehem and delivery to the plant by the Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England Railroad.
A Brief History of Bethlehem Steel Company, pp. 3-9;
Glossary of Terms, pp. 10-11;
OBTAINING RAW MATERIALS:
Iron Ore, pp. 12-23;
Limestone, pp. 24-27;
Bituminous Coal, pp. 28-47;
Super-Heated Air, pg. 48;
TRANSPORTING RAW MATERIALS:
Coke and Limestone Transport, pp. 49-55;
Ore Dumping, pp. 56-63;
Ore Transport, pp. 64-71;
Scrap Metal Transport, pp. 72-73;
Making Iron, pp. 74-128.
Morning Sun Books, hardcover, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all-Color photographs.