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The Abandoned Westinghouse Plant, Mansfield, Ohio. This
was an appliance factory, a plant that once employed 8,000 people in the manufacture of clothes dryers, electric ranges, and other home appliances. It was here that the first the first “Electro Robot” was made in 1937. Now the plant is being torn down and all of the jobs are gone, probably to China or Korea. Westinghouse fell into decline due to bad business decisions; sell off of division, entry into to broadcast industry, and constant labor strife and strikes. Eventually their main manufacturing plant in Pittsburgh closed and the once thriving Mansfield plant was not far behind. So much for all of those union jobs.

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