In the 1920s, change was brewing right here in the USA - by industry barons secretly (or not-so-secretly) in league with Adolf Hitler's Nazi party.
One-shot #27: Interior of the Chicago Water Works Pumping Engine House in 1875
Miraculously, the Chicago Avenue Pumping Station survived the great fire of 1875 due to a German immigrant fireman. Happily, local stereographic photo outfit Lovejoy & Foster produced a fantastic, painterly view of the great steam-powered pumping station within 4 years later.
1903: Pittsburgh Plate Glass in Tarentum, Pennsylvania
While much is made of Pittsburgh's once-thriving steel industry, the importance of the city's glass industry cannot be understated - in 1900, a single Steel City firm produced 60% of the nation's plate glass. Take a peek inside the PPG facility in Tarentum, PA in 5 fantastic stereoviews from U&U!
Series: Blue John Caverns
Explore the caves that inspired one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's horror stories in 3D, through VistaScreen's series of 10 stereoviews.
One-shot #9: Procuring Salt in Ithaca, NY
The idea of finding out about a previously-unknown-to-me industrial site in a city in Ithaca, where I spent four happy years, and knew like the back of my hand, was exciting to me. And what a cool stereoview I got! Unfortunately, that's about all I got...