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Duquesne in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Duquesne Steel Works

 
 
Duquesne Steel Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. Duquesne Steel Works Marker
Inscription. Plant here began in 1886. Acquired by Andrew Carnegie in 1890, then by United States Steel in 1901. Workers here implemented advances in rolling mill and blast furnace processes before 1914; in pollution control, 1953. At peak of operations they manned six blast furnaces. Plant was in service until 1984.
 
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 22.448′ N, 79° 50.552′ W. Marker is in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Grant Avenue 0.1 miles east of Duquesne Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 837), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duquesne PA 15110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Queen Aliquippa (approx. 1.1 miles away); Braddock’s Crossing (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Braddock's Crossing (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Windmill (approx. 1.4 miles away); George Was Here (approx. 1.4 miles away); George Westinghouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Kenny Fountain (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kennywood Park (approx. 1.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Duquesne Works - 1970
Duquesne Steel Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. Duquesne Steel Works Marker
. Tube City Online (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Duquesne Steel Works - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Inside Duquesne Steel Works image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1959
3. Inside Duquesne Steel Works
Blast Furnaces at the Duquesne Works in Duquesne, Allegheny County image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
4. Blast Furnaces at the Duquesne Works in Duquesne, Allegheny County
One of the most famous blast furnaces, the 279-foot tall Dorothy Six was built in 1916 and demolished by U.S. Steel Corporation in 1988. The Works has disappeared.
Duquesne Steel Works image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1905
5. Duquesne Steel Works
Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives
Duquesne Steel Plant, Carnegie Steel Co., Duquesne, Pa. image. Click for full size.
By Detroit Publishing Co., circa 1900
6. Duquesne Steel Plant, Carnegie Steel Co., Duquesne, Pa.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Duquesne Steel Works image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
7. Duquesne Steel Works
Train engine on display near marker
 
 
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