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

National Tube Works

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 11, 2011
1. National Tube Works Marker
Inscription. Incorporated 1869, the works began production here, 1872. By 1901, when it became a subsidiary of United States Steel, this was the world's largest pipe producer. Major advances in inspection techniques originated here. Plant operations ceased in 1987.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 21.126′ N, 79° 51.642′ W. Marker is in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Lysle Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 148) 0.2 miles west of Coursin Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at PATransit McKeesport Transportation Center. Marker is in this post office area: McKeesport PA 15132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kennedy-Nixon Taft-Hartley Debate (approx. 0.4 miles away); Queen Aliquippa (approx. 1.5 miles away); Duquesne Steel Works (approx. 1.8 miles away); Helen Richey (approx. 1.9 miles away); David McKee (approx. 2.2 miles away); Braddock’s Crossing (approx. 2.3 miles away); Kennywood Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Windmill (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McKeesport.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
National Tube Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 11, 2011
2. National Tube Works Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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