The Rise and Fall of American Cities

History lovers, Today we present something a little different….an animated chart showing the rise and fall of American cities.  If you play (or replay) the graphic linked here, you will see the rise and fall of the thirty most populous metropolitan areas in the...

1955 Fortune 500 companies no longer independent

Here is our first effort to list the companies that were on the Fortune 500 list in 1955 that no longer exist as independent companies.  We have more work to do here, going down the entire list.  But it should remind us of all the fallen giants! Source: Fortune 500...