Jones & Laughlin Steel Company
In 1968, J&L was purchased by the LTV Corporation. The mill continued to be a large presence in the region until its demise in 1984. The coke plant, however, continued to operate under the LTV banner until 1998.
Erected by Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. Marker has been damaged. 40° 25.79′ N, 79° 57.955′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Hub of Activity (a few steps from this marker); Shaping Steel (within shouting distance of this marker); Making Steel The J&L Way (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cast Iron Columns (about 500 feet away); Rivers of Steel (about 600 feet away); Open Hearth Steel (about 700 feet away); The MonCon Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Materials Handling (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2021, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.