LABOR: In the Pittsburgh Area

Take a pencil. Take a U. S. map. Draw a line from Canton, Ohio, to Williamsport, Pa., then to the middle of the southern Tennessee border, then back to Canton. Within that wedge lies the great eastern bituminous coal field. Mark off the central third of the wedge: the southwest corner of Pennsylvania, the northern spike of West Virginia, a narrow strip that lies beyond the Ohio River in Ohio. If you drive fast, your car will take you across that country in five hours. It is "The Pittsburgh Area." the richest...

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