Natrona - Searching for Dream Street
Drew Jonczak does some gardening in front of his home in Natrona, Pa.
He lives in the home where his father was born and grew up. Jonczak moved into the house in 1990 and began fixing up the former company home of the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company.
Natrona, Pa., a traditional blue collar town in western Pennsylvania, is bordered by the ATI Brackenridge Plant. About eight blocks away, on the other side of town, stands the former Allegheny Ludlum Natrona melt shop which was shut down in 2010.
Originally known as East Tarentum, Natrona was built as a company town by the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company in the 1850s.