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Seamless Tube Industry

 
 
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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 United States Steel.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Helling Stadium (approx. 1.1 miles away); Providence Baptist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); James Beach Clow House (approx. 2.8 miles away); On August 4, 2000 (approx. 3.5 miles away); Homewood Falls (approx. 3.6 miles away); Homewood Junction (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Homewood Iron Furnace (approx. 3.7 miles away); Stephen Stone House (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Seamless Tube Industry - Behind the Marker
Seamless Tube Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. Seamless Tube Industry Marker
. Explore PA History.com (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 581 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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