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

Union Drawn Steel

 
 
Union Drawn Steel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 20, 2012
1. Union Drawn Steel Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1889 by W.A. McCool in Beaver Falls at Hartman Steel. First cold finished bar steel plant in Pennsylvania. Owned by Republic Steel 1929-1984. Later owned by LTV 1984-1989 and by Republic Engineered Steels, Incorporated since 1989.
 
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° 44.646′ N, 80° 19.185′ W. Marker is in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 18) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on 7th Avenue. Touch for map. Located to the right of the old entrance door to Keystone Profiles. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver Falls PA 15010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patterson Heights Incline (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal System (approx. half a mile away); Joe Namath (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Carnegie Library (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grove Cemetery
Union Drawn Steel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 20, 2012
2. Union Drawn Steel Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Merrick Art Gallery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church (approx. one mile away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. The Growth of Beaver Fall's First Cold Finished Bars. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Keystone Profiles Precision Cold Drawn Products. Brief history of Keystone Profiles (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 696 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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