Seeing America first : with the Berry brothers . imestone. It had to be near a big city so that there would be a near-by marketfor the steel. Besides, they needed a lot of space to grow in. They bought 9000 acres and sevenmiles of that barren shore 25 miles from Chicago and they set their designers to work. The wholething was built on paper before they began to build it out of concrete and cement. If anythingwas in their way, they just moved it. They had to move a river and a hundred miles of railroadtrack. Even then they had to build four of their big blast furnaces right out in the lake. It

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Seeing America first : with the Berry brothers . imestone. It had to be near a big city so that there would be a near-by marketfor the steel. Besides, they needed a lot of space to grow in. They bought 9000 acres and sevenmiles of that barren shore 25 miles from Chicago and they set their designers to work. The wholething was built on paper before they began to build it out of concrete and cement. If anythingwas in their way, they just moved it. They had to move a river and a hundred miles of railroadtrack. Even then they had to build four of their big blast furnaces right out in the lake. It
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Seeing America first : with the Berry brothers . imestone. It had to be near a big city so that there would be a near-by marketfor the steel. Besides, they needed a lot of space to grow in. They bought 9000 acres and sevenmiles of that barren shore 25 miles from Chicago and they set their designers to work. The wholething was built on paper before they began to build it out of concrete and cement. If anythingwas in their way, they just moved it. They had to move a river and a hundred miles of railroadtrack. Even then they had to build four of their big blast furnaces right out in the lake. It costover two million dollars just to get things rea,dy for the buildings. If you were to go to Gary today and see the fine city they have built for their workers to livein, the paved and electric-lighted streets, the pretty homes, the parks, the wonderful steel plants,the fine harbor and the docks where great steamers are always loading and unloading, you would findit hard to believe that all of these had grown up out of that sand in ten years.. Charging PI atform of the Open Hearth Furnaces Until today all that we Berry Wagon Boys knew about meat was that we liked our steak rareand our pork well done, and we never thought where all the meat comes from or how it is preparedfor the market. Here at the Union Stock Yards of Chicago we have learned many interestingthings. Almost every farm in the United States has some cattle, hogs, and sheep, and out in thefar west there are huge ranches where thousands of cow-boys are employed to care for the greatherds of cattle. In Texas there is a ranch larger than the whole state of Connecticut. Farmers used to kill their own stock and sell the meat in the nearest town, but now thereare great meat-packing centers to which they ship the live stock and where it is turned into cannedmeat or sent in refrigerator trains or ships to all parts of the world, and because of the intense coldin which it is kept, the meat will remain fresh for months. Th