Tuesday Trivia: The Chicago of the North
Jan06

Tuesday Trivia: The Chicago of the North

Question: What British town was so proud of its steel mills that in the 1800’s it called itself “The Chicago of the North?” Click to see the answer Answer: Barrow-in-Furness.  The Cubrian town still has a large manufacturing industry, centered around shipyards that build nuclear submarines. At one time, Decatur, Alabama called itself “The Chicago of the South” because of its numerous rail links.  For the...

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