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Ellwood City in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seamless Tube Industry

 
 
Seamless Tube Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. Seamless Tube Industry Marker
Inscription.  A block away was the plant in which Ralph C. Stiefel, the Swiss-born engineer, invented the rotary piercing process for making steel tubing in 1895. He helped found Ellwood Weldless Tube Company, which became a nucleus for the National Tube Division of U.S. Steel.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 40° 51.5′ N, 80° 17.417′ W. Marker is in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lawrence Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 351) and Seventh Street, on the right when traveling east on East Lawrence Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ellwood City PA 16117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Charles Follette Jr. (approx. 1.1 miles away); Helling Stadium (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lewis Robert "Hack" Wilson
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Wurtemburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Providence Baptist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); James Beach Clow House (approx. 2.8 miles away); On August 4, 2000 (approx. 3˝ miles away); Wampum Veteran's Memorial (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellwood City.
 
Also see . . .  Seamless Tube Industry - Behind the Marker. Explore PA History.com (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Seamless Tube Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. Seamless Tube Industry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 934 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on February 27, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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