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Our office and exhibits will be closed Tuesday-Wednesday, December 24-25; and Tuesday-Wednesday, December 31-January 1.
Thank you to all who visited the Carrie Furnaces this past year. Tours will resume in May. We look forward to seeing you in 2014.
This virtual exhibit shows the intense concentration of both large and small mills that once dominated the landscape of southwestern Pennsylvania. Click here to explore the exhibit.
Rivers of Steel welcomes cyclists to enjoy bike-amenities such as restrooms in the nearby Water Tower, bike racks, benches and picnic tables. Overnight and daytime parking is available in return for a small daily donation or an annual membership as a Trail Head Friend. Click here to become a friend of the Trail Head. Regardless of whether you become a friend or donate on a per usage basis, overnight parking requires you to complete a registration form. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In conjunction with the Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation: A Pittsburgh Icon exhibit, Ken Kobus has generously donated a number of J&L badges and lapel tags to be used as a fundraiser. Make a $25 donation and get yours today!
Explore the creation of this salvage art sculpture.
We're looking for hard workers who are not afraid of getting their hands dirty or working up a little sweat to help tackle our work list at the Carrie Furnaces! Click here to see how you can help.
We want to hear from you! Share your memories of working in southwestern Pennsylvania’s industries or tell us about life in the region’s industrial communities. Your stories help to preserve the past for future generations. Click here to read the stories that others have shared.
Our collections consist of artifacts, documents, photographs and audio-visual materials that show many aspects of southwestern Pennsylvania's industrial, cultural, and ethnic traditions.
Experience the Homestead Labyrinth from dawn to dusk at the Waterfront. Curious? Take a sneak peek.
Industry, immigrants, diverse communities, rivers and river valleys, these elements chartered the course for southwestern Pennsylvania’s ascendancy as the steel making capital of the world.
From them flowed an industrial empire that would change the world forever and create the skyscrapers, railroads, and bridges of our modern world. Come visit southwestern Pennsylvania to discover the unique character and distinctive traditions in the birth place of the Age of Big Steel.
September 18 at 10 AM to 4 PM, Mon.-Fri. through 2013
An exhibit dedicated to the hardworking people of the region.
December 14 at 4:00 PM
Annual Traditional Slovak Christmas Eve Dinner
December 14 at 10 AM - 2 PM and December 15 at 10 AM - 2 PM
Two-day event features locally-made, unique ethnic crafts and food.
December 21 at 7:30 PM
Balkan music and dance party.
The Homestead Works 160-Inch Mill was one of the largest plate mills in the U.S.
|George Lucosh||Blast Furnace|
|Donald Inman||J&L/LTV Steel Aliquippa|
|Glenn Inman||J&L Aliquippa PA|