Posted on Sunday, November 29th, 2015 by Toby Sanders
Explore the Trestle is giving everyone an inside look at how Bethlehem Steel’s Hoover-Mason Trestle used to work and produce iron.
For almost a century, the Hoover-Mason Trestle connected the ore yards allowing cars to deliver components to make iron. It was completed in 1907, and today the HMT is a reclaimed site that was turned into a park. Explore the Trestle is a historic and interactive timeline recreating the once massive industrial site. This site is filled with pictures, interviews, and videos giving viewers an experience of what it would have been like to work or just experience the Hoover-Mason Trestle. The story is broken into chapters to create the timeline of how it was all created. The Trestle was the key ingredient for a successful production of steel. Along the Trestle there were different stops to keep the process going. The whole site is a dedication to the Hoover-Mason Trestle and what it once was. A must visit for anyone with a love for history.