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Aliquippa in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Aliquippa Works

 
 
Aliquippa Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 9, 2011
1. Aliquippa Works Marker
Inscription. Aliquippa Works of Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation production commenced in 1909 at this plant once the largest integrated steel plant. Over 14000 persons were employed here. Collective bargaining under the Wagner Act began here in 1937 as a result of efforts of local employees.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 37.141′ N, 80° 14.58′ W. Marker is in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Constitution Boulevard offramp (Pennsylvania Route 51) and Station Street. Touch for map. Located at old train station just off the PA 51 North offramp at Aliquippa. Marker is in this post office area: Aliquippa PA 15001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Passenger Station (within shouting distance of this marker); First Colonial Residents (within shouting distance of this marker); National Labor Relations Board versus Jones and Laughlin Supreme Court Ruling
Aliquippa Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 9, 2011
2. Aliquippa Works Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Tried Stone Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of First Mass (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Logstown (approx. 0.9 miles away); Legionville Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aliquippa.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located behind some high shrubs, not easy to see from the road
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceLabor Unions
 
Aliquippa Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 25, 2015
3. Aliquippa Works Marker
J&L Aliquippa Works image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1956
4. J&L Aliquippa Works
Going full blast in 1956. Photo courtesy of B. F. Jones Memorial Library
Changing shifts outside the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation image. Click for full size.
By Jack Delano, January 1941
5. Changing shifts outside the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation
Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,264 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on October 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on November 28, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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