The aroma of pork and sauerkraut wafted throughout the plant on New Year’s Eve. And it was not uncommon for steelworkers to steam corn during fall harvest. This atmosphere pervaded Butler's Armco steel plant during most of the 20th century. “Faith in…

Today the Penn Cinemas is an abandoned building, a ruin that calls back to the time of bright marquee signs and silver screens. The Paramount Theater's Service Corp., based out of Altoona, constructed Penn Cinemas in 1938. James E. Casale designed…