The last sentinel standing

Southington Forge, the demolition has started

Revisited the forge with my friend Ted Roth on March 25 after the long winter break. The demolition has started, workman in their bright yellow jackets and hardhats are walking around and a huge machine is taking apart one of the buildings one piece at a time. Met a few people who used to work …

Southington Forge

A great example to the ruinous death to American heavy industry. This place has been abandoned just 11 years ago and it is slated for demolition. The giant machines stand like sentinels inside the enormous workshops, waiting in vain for the return of the people once worked there. More pictures: