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Ambridge in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
American Bridge Company
 
American Bridge Company Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, July 10, 2011
1. American Bridge Company Marker
 
Inscription. This was site of American Bridge Company. Largest steel fabricating plant in the world. Division of United States Steel Corporation erected 1903. During World War II the Marine Department built LST landing crafts here. Closed April 1983.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 35.319′ N, 80° 13.902′ W. Marker is in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street (Pennsylvania Route 989) and Ohio River Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 65), on the right when traveling east on 8th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ambridge PA 15003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harmony Society Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Economy (approx. half a mile away); Harmony Society Church (approx. half a mile away); Old Economy Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Ohio United Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Leetsdale Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Aliquippa Works (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Colonial Residents (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ambridge.
 
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American Bridge Company Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, July 10, 2011
2. American Bridge Company Marker
 

1. American Bridge Company. (Submitted on July 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on October 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
American Bridge Company Plant Photo, Click for full size
By Unknown, circa 1950
3. American Bridge Company Plant
Aerial view of the American Bridge Company in Ambridge, PA Courtesy: Western Pennsylvania Historical Society
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 773 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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