The car works, the repair shops of the Pennsylvania Railroad, and Hickoka#39;s Eagle Works all employed numerous artisans. ... Although Harrisburga#39;s new industries did not themselves displace local craft workers, general industrialization elsewhere, especially in the Northeast and the Midwest, ... The relatively slow growth of the needle trades, for instance, attested to inroads made by the sewing machine.
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