Photos: Lighthouse for the Blind

Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind

Credit: Taylor Lumsden / WFAA

Workers at Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind manufacture a variety of products for the military, but they are seeking civilian contracts as a hedge against a reduction in Pentagon spending.

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by TAYLOR LUMSDEN

WFAA

Posted on September 12, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Most manufacturing has moved overseas, but not one longtime operation just north of the Dallas skyline. It makes all kinds of basic items for the U.S. military, but the employees here are more unique than the products. The workers are blind.

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