• Pittsburgh area plant s storied past comes to an end

    2016-11-15 · The Midland steel mill is a big part of the Pittsburgh-area steel history starting up 108 years ago in 1908. This mill was the world s first and North America s only fully integrated stainless steel facility. Many stories have come out of Midland at the mill. Satchel Paige once

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  • Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. July 1938. Steel mills and

    2 days ago · Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. July 1938. Steel mills and general scenes Summary Photographs show steel mills and general scenes. Junction of Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers showing industrial development. Bridges. Slum sections and workers housing

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  • Former Steel Mill To Be Restored For CBS Pittsburgh

    2017-8-7 · Former Steel Mill To Be Restored For Commerce Housing. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The old rusty hulk of a J L steel mill in Hazelwood was the object of Gov. Tom Wolf s latest visit to Pittsburgh. He

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  • Pittsburgh forges a new future remaking iconic steel town

    2018-1-25 · A renaissance is occurring in the Steel City. Once an American manufacturing epicenter that nearly imploded in the 1980s as the mighty steel mills closed Pittsburgh is poised to become a global

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  • A Historical Tour of Andrew Carnegie s Pittsburgh

    2018-2-13 · A Historical Tour of Andrew Carnegie s Pittsburgh. It s impossible to go anywhere in Pittsburgh without Andrew Carnegie s name appearing. After making a fortune in the steel industry in the late 1800s Carnegie began a series of philanthropic pursuits providing the necessary funds to build local libraries museums and a university.

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  • A Brief History of PittsburghPopular Pittsburgh

    2015-2-11 · Whether it is the Jordan Ganges or Nile rivers seem to draw people to them. It is no different in Pittsburgh where the confluence of the Allegheny Monongahela and Ohio Rivers has been luring inhabitants to their banks for centuries. Early History Long before Colonel George Washington s arrival in 1755 on a surveying mission Native Americans such as the Shawnee Seneca and Lenape

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  • Pittsburgh area plant s storied past comes to an end

    2016-11-15 · The Midland steel mill is a big part of the Pittsburgh-area steel history starting up 108 years ago in 1908. This mill was the world s first and North America s only fully integrated stainless steel facility. Many stories have come out of Midland at the mill. Satchel Paige once

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  • The Spirits of the Steel MillsPopular Pittsburgh

    2015-2-11 · The Southside mill complex isn t the only steel mill with ethereal guests. Edgar Thomson Steel Works in the North Braddock area of Pittsburgh has a few of its own as well. One of the more melancholic hauntings involves a ghost known as "The Hamburg Ghost " so named because he can sometimes be spotted on Old Hamburg Road located near the

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  • Steel Mill WorkersMesothelioma Asbestos Exposure Risks

    2021-6-4 · Working in a steel mill comes with inherent risks including one that is not so obvious. Because asbestos was used in steel mills as a common insulation material from the 1940s through the end of the 1970s workers were exposed to this toxic material while performing their daily tasks. If they are using equipment or working in buildings built

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  • A Historical Tour of Andrew Carnegie s Pittsburgh

    2018-2-13 · A Historical Tour of Andrew Carnegie s Pittsburgh. It s impossible to go anywhere in Pittsburgh without Andrew Carnegie s name appearing. After making a fortune in the steel industry in the late 1800s Carnegie began a series of philanthropic pursuits providing the necessary funds to build local libraries museums and a university.

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  • Old Man Country Steel Mills in Pittsburgh song by Dave

    Listen to Old Man Country Steel Mills in Pittsburgh on Spotify. Dave Nooe · Song · 2020.

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  • 15 Photos Of Pittsburgh From The Past

    2017-10-30 · 9. Always a beautiful view. Here s a shot of the Pittsburgh skyline from atop Mount Washington in 1963. Wikimedia Commons/Roger Wollstadt. 10. Here s another angle of the Pittsburgh skyline. The photo was shot from Old Point Bridge in 1968. Wikimedia Commons/Roger Wilson. 11.

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  • The Spirits of the Steel MillsPopular Pittsburgh

    2015-2-11 · The Southside mill complex isn t the only steel mill with ethereal guests. Edgar Thomson Steel Works in the North Braddock area of Pittsburgh has a few of its own as well. One of the more melancholic hauntings involves a ghost known as "The Hamburg Ghost " so named because he can sometimes be spotted on Old Hamburg Road located near the

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  • Touring the Once-Abandoned Carrie Furnace in Pittsburgh

    2015-10-16 · Located just outside the Pittsburgh city limits Carrie Blast Furnace was once part of the Homestead Steel Works. The two furnaces that make up the site were built in 1907 by Carnegie Steel and ran almost continuously until 1978. Carrie Furnace is the only example of a pre-World War 2 iron furnace left in Pittsburgh.

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  • 17 Vintage Photos of the Steel City of Old Pittsburgh

    2018-4-23 · 17 Vintage Photos of the Steel City of Old Take a trip back to a very different Pittsburgh. April 23 2018. PM Staff This article appears in the January 2014 issue of The 412. Categories The 412. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Linkedin. email. Reddit. Related. You Can Help Protect Songbirds by Removing Your Feeder.

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  • William J. Gaughan Collection Historic Pittsburgh

    2021-7-11 · William J. Gaughan began employment at the United States Steel Corporation in 1947 as a laborer at Open-hearth Furnace No. 4. He was a graduate of Duquesne University and attended the University of Pittsburgh where he studied metallurgy. He later became an observer in the Homestead Steel Mill s metallurgical department.

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  • Rivers of Steel- Mills of the Pittsburgh Region

    2019-5-20 · Title Microsoft WordRivers of Steel- Mills of the Pittsburgh Region Author SDrane Created Date 3/5/2008 3 05 14 PM

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  • Slag Pile Annie A Story from the Steel Mill

    For decades the steel mills were the main livelihoods of countless men and women in Pennsylvania. Of course the job came with its own set of spooky stories. From Supernatural Lore of Pennsylvania Thomas White tells the story of Slag Pile Annie a former mill worker who still

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  • Pittsburgh in the 1940 sSteelCactus

    2019-5-20 · Pittsburgh s industrial potential which had begun to emerge from the throes of the Depression as a result of government financing of war-related industries helped place the city in the forefront of the nation s burgeoning military-industrial might. Pittsburgh was a major producer of both anthracite and bituminous coal.

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  • Wheeling-Pittsburgh Corporation -- Company History

    2021-3-25 · Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel was now a subsidiary of a holding company Wheeling-Pittsburgh Corporation. Despite the hobbling influence of the serious recession affecting the steel industry Wheeling-Pittsburgh emerged in its first year out of Chapter 11 as the only American integrated steel producer to record a profit-- 4.7 million.

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  • Old maps of Allegheny County

    Old maps of Allegheny County on Old Maps Online. Map of Pittsburgh showing the location of its furnaces rolling mills steel works 1 33800. View of the Country round Pittsburg. 1 100000 Melish John. Pittsburgh. 1 38000 Rand McNally and Company. New Kensington 1 62500.

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  • Former Steel Mill To Be Restored For CBS Pittsburgh

    2017-8-7 · Former Steel Mill To Be Restored For Commerce Housing. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The old rusty hulk of a J L steel mill in Hazelwood was the object of Gov. Tom Wolf s latest visit to Pittsburgh. He

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  • The History of Steel ProductionSteel Mill Shadow Topic

    But Edgar Thomson was one of the mills that made it through. Though US Steel threatened every now and again to shutter the plant instead in 1992 the company installed a 250 million continuous caster which converts liquid steel directly into slabs giving Edgar Thomson what the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette described as "a new lease on life

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  • Slag Pile Annie A Story from the Steel Mill

    For decades the steel mills were the main livelihoods of countless men and women in Pennsylvania. Of course the job came with its own set of spooky stories. From Supernatural Lore of Pennsylvania Thomas White tells the story of Slag Pile Annie a former mill worker who still

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  • Jones Laughlin Steel Corporation Historic Pittsburgh

    2021-7-7 · The Jones Laughlin Steel Corporation online collection contains images from 1853 to 1954 showing images of facilities products and transportation including interior and exterior photos of the many Jones and Laughlin mills coal mines and warehouses. Images were selected that visually document steel mill facilities and the workers that

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  • William J. Gaughan Collection Historic Pittsburgh

    2021-7-11 · William J. Gaughan began employment at the United States Steel Corporation in 1947 as a laborer at Open-hearth Furnace No. 4. He was a graduate of Duquesne University and attended the University of Pittsburgh where he studied metallurgy. He later became an observer in the Homestead Steel Mill s metallurgical department.

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  • Former Steel Mill To Be Restored For CBS Pittsburgh

    2017-8-7 · Former Steel Mill To Be Restored For Commerce Housing. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The old rusty hulk of a J L steel mill in Hazelwood was the object of Gov. Tom Wolf s latest visit to Pittsburgh. He

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