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“A Real Steel Mill”

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area
Ranked #1 of 12 things to do in Homestead
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Owner description: Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area conserves, interprets and develops historical, cultural and recreational resources throughout western Pennsylvania. Destinations include the Carrie Blast Furnaces Nos. 6 and 7, Pinkerton's Landing, the Pump House at the Site of the former United States Steel Homestead Works, The Bost Building, and the W.A. Young Foundry and Machine Shop at Rices Landing. Rivers of Steel offers a variety of tours and events to share the region's evolution from colonial settlement to "Big Steel" to the modern era.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“A Real Steel Mill”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

Please try to tour this abandoned steel mill. Nothing has been done to pretty it up. You can almost feel what it was like to have worked in this dark and dangerous place. You'll find workers' gloves and personal items simply left when they closed. If you are a photographer, you'll be overwhelmed with the opportunities. Great docents. A true national treasure of what made Pittsburgh 'Steel Country'

Visited July 2012
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