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Wear comfortable shoes, and dress for the weather. This is a great place to practice photography. When an event is taking place, arrive early. The parking lots fill up quickly. Non-ambulatory people will not be able to access the trail. They will, however, be able...More
We learned so much about the history of Bethlem and Bethem Steel. Really fascinating and amazing. All right here for you to see. Although you can do self-guided so much better to pay for the tour. We had Kathy Z and she was wonderful. She...More
When one sees documentaries that cover old industries the old style steel mills always grab my attention. It was an amazing close-up view of a facility that produced the steel that built US cities and bridges. We arrived a little late to take in the...More
Great place to listen to bands during the summer. And get a glimpse into the history of Bethlehem Steel. Nice plaques with facts and good spots for pictures. Now if those walking could follow simple courtesy of staying to the right versus standing in middle...More
The Hoover Mason Trestle was an excellent addition to the south side of Bethlehem. I remember driving by as a youth and trying to catch a glimpse of the work going on inside with red hot steel flying in all directions. Being able to stand...More
The Hoover Mason Trestle follows the old rail line that fed raw materials into the blast furnaces. This can be done solo reading information boards along the walkway. But we opted for the tour. It was excellent. There was a lot more information than we...More
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If I remember correctly it's an open public place and I think you can just go there. The ticket was for the guided tour, which I thought was very worthwhile. I grew up in Bethlehem and my Dad was a mechanical engineer at the... More
If I remember correctly it's an open public place and I think you can just go there. The ticket was for the guided tour, which I thought was very worthwhile. I grew up in Bethlehem and my Dad was a mechanical engineer at the plant in the 50's and 60's. I learned a lot on the tour. highly recommended.