PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKER John Reed of Lehigh Township is joined by daughters Taylor and Kara, who show a special interest in a Northampton and Bath locomotive bell and photographs Sunday during a visit to the Atlas Cement Memorial Museum, Northampton. Reed said his father was employed at the railroad, based in Northampton, and later at the Atlas Cement plant. The Atlas Cement Memorial Museum, Northampton, on Sunday launched its 2013 season for visitors. The museum is open 1-3 p.m. the second and fourth
Rita And Frank O'Brien of Nazareth and museum curator Ed Pany admire a Dexter Cement bag. Rita O'Brien, who grew up in a house owned by a cement company, said her father worked at Dexter Cement, formerly located on Route 248 in Upper Nazareth Township. Dexter operated the plant from 1901 to 1926, after which it became Penn Dixie until 1979.