Hershey: broken album from another time

Today, Hershey is the ruin of what it was: the molasses jewel of the chocolate empire, a town founded by a gringo tycoon who gave him his last name and a station of the most punctual and the only electric train in Cuba.

Foto: Yoe Suárez.
Photo: Yoe Suárez.

Some of the portals retain the old mosquito nets, the pyramid-shaped roo, and the false chimneys that have never seen the snow. And the Barracón, a hotel for workers from the old central that gives shelter to several families among its ruins.

Antiguo barracón para trabajadores del central, hoy vivienda improvisada de varias familias. Foto: Yoe Suárez
Antiguo barracón para trabajadores del central, hoy vivienda improvisada de varias familias. Photo: Yoe Suárez.

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