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Encountering Japan’s Sites of the Meiji Industrial Revolution

In preparation for my next SAH Blog Post, which will deal almost exclusively with the topic of Japan’s newest UNESCO additions, I wanted to do a little public brainstorming. 2,132 more words

Port Carlisle: canals and ships and trains

The Port, the Firth, and Scotland (photo: Ann Lingard)

Red line marks steamer pier; oval the position of the locks (photo: Ann Lingard)

When the tide is out, Port Carlisle’s former life is laid bare in stark, dark shapes. 1,594 more words

Coastal Heritage

"The Workingmen's Colony": Labor Conflict and Historic Preservation in Campbell, Ohio

In August, I visited the town of Campbell, a former hub of Ohio’s steel industry. Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company established operations there in 1902, on the banks of the Mahoning River. 1,349 more words

4 Lessons for Corporate Public Storytelling from the TOTO Museum

As a follow up from the Singapore installment I wrote last month, I thought I’d write another “Lessons in Public History Storytelling,” this time about the TOTO Museum. 2,086 more words

Silver Economy: Business Innovation of Urban Industrial Heritage

The Silver Economy refers to the value of the ageing population. We all know colleagues, family members or friends who where born in the post-war industrial era. 316 more words

Urban Business Innovation

Useless information about a railway

The Irish Times has a piece about the numbers of people travelling on some or all of a railway line from Limerick to Galway. But the article is entirely useless in enabling assessment of whether the line should be kept open. 174 more words