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Ambridge in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

American Bridge Company

 
 
American Bridge Company Marker image. 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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
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
American Bridge Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 10, 2011
2. American Bridge Company Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Shousetown Cemetery Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Leetsdale Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Passenger Station (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ambridge.
 
Also see . . .
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.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, World II
 
American Bridge Company Plant image. 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
<i> Bird's-Eye View of Ambridge, Pa., and American Bridge Company Plant on Ohio River</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by Minsky Brothers & Company
4. Bird's-Eye View of Ambridge, Pa., and American Bridge Company Plant on Ohio River
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,053 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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