Great Falls Symposium - Roebling Chapter SIA

Great Falls Symposium – Roebling Chapter SIA

On the Industrial Archeology of the New York – New Jersey Area


Saturday, October 21st, 10am-5pm 
At the Rogers Locomotive Works Storage Building
32 Spruce St. in Paterson, in the Great Falls National Historical Park

SCHEDULE
Doors open 9:00 AM for check in, coffee, exhibits; presentations begin at 10:00 AM

FEE
$20 per person (includes lunch) if received by Oct. 13 and $30 for those who pay at the door.
Students with valid ID may register for $7 at door, does not include lunch

FREE PARKING
At the Paterson Museum, 2 Market St., Paterson, NJ. CLICK for walking directions to the Rogers Building.

TO REGISTER
Send your name(s) plus fee (check payable to “Roebling Chapter, SIA”) to RCSIA Symposium, c/o Kelly Ruffel, 154 Oldham Road, Wayne, NJ 07470


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM 

9:00           REGISTRATION, COFFEE AND REFRESHMENTS

10:00         WELCOME – John “Sandy” Needham, President, Roebling Chapter, SIA

10:15         A NEW TORCH FOR MISS LIBERTY: THE REMAKING OF THE TORCH FLAME OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
Jean Wiart, Les Metalliers Champenois, Paterson, NJ

10:45         BEHIND THE ELEGANCE – STATE OF THE ART ENGINEERING IN THE VICTORIAN AND GILDED AGE
John “Sandy” Needham, President, Roebling Chapter, SIA 

11:15         THE HACKENSACK WATERWORKS: HISTORY & PRESERVATION UPDATES
Cynthia Foster, Director, Div. of Cultural and & Historic Affairs, Bergen County NJ

12:00         LUNCH and vendors tables

1:30           MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

2:00           MEETING MANDATES OF THE E.P.A. AT GREAT FALLS NATIONAL PARK:
RECENT SECTION 106 REVIEWS & ASSESSING IMPACTS TO INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE RESOURCES
Gianfranco Archimede, Vice-President, Roebling Chapter, SIA 

2:30           HISTORY OF THE BETHLEHEM STEEL COMPANY
Donald Young

3:00           BREAK refreshments provided

3:30           INSTALLATION & REHABILITATION: SETTING UP THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HISTORY
Michael Persia, Museum Specialist, NMIH 

4:00           JAMES P. ALLIARE & THE HOWELL WORKS AT ALLIARE STATE PARK
Anna Hrubes, William Paterson University

5:00           CLOSING REMARKS – John “Sandy” Needham, President, Roebling Chapter, SIA


Caption for photo at top: 1971 Historic American Engineering Record photograph of the Rogers Locomotive Works erecting shop, Paterson, New Jersey.