The entire plant was shut down for the last time in 1987.
Phoenixville is at the intersection of three state highway routes: 23, 29, and 113.
Despite the sassy roles, Heather Graham is generally viewed as a very all-American girl-next-door kind of actress.
We like to think her time in Wisconsin had something to do with that.
When the borough was incorporated in 1849, it incorporated the name of its major employer, after several ownership changes, the plant was completely shut down in 1949 and later acquired by the Barium Steel Corp.
Of course, you can’t blame anyone for wanting to bail from the place where they grew up.
The line passes under the north side of town in the Black Rock Tunnel, the third railroad tunnel constructed in the United States.
Regular commuter trains last stopped at the Phoenixville Station in 1981, when SEPTA ceased operating non-electrified commuter lines.
In 1813, a bridge builder, Lewis Wernwag, became part owner and renamed it the Phoenix Iron Works; in 1840, new owners added a blast furnace.
In 1855, a new group of owners incorporated as the Phoenix Iron Co.