The Homestead Works 160-Inch Mill was one of the largest plate mills in the U.S.
The story of the Monongahela River is one of our nation’s history, our industrial revolutions and one of the men and women whose labors, previously and presently, earned the Monongahela River the title of “Ruhr” – The River of Sweat.
Antonella DiIanni, Italian Bobbin Lace artist, shows how to thread a bobbin. Antonella is featured in the exhibit "Making it Better: Folk Arts in Pennsylvania Today."
Antonella DiIanni, Italian Bobbin Lace artist, shows how to make bobbin lace. Antonella is featured in the exhibit "Making it Better: Folk Arts in Pennsylvania Today."
Listen to Croatian-American Tamburitza musician Jerry Grcevich, from the Tradition-Bearers: Voices from the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Podcast Series.
Lillian Allen, who celebrated her 100th birthday in 2008, was the first African-American to be certified as a cosmetology teacher from the University of Pittsburgh. She discusses African-American hairstyling in the Pittsburgh area.
An introduction to downtown Pittsburgh and some of its historic buildings, courtesy of the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation.
Shane Pilster leads an Urban Art Tour and Graffiti Workshop at the Carrie Furnaces in Rankin, PA.
Furnace Bash Vol. 1 at the Carrie Furnaces on May 3, 2014. Presented by PA Brew Tours, this event featured music, food, art booths, and of course, beer! Photos courtesy of Kevin Scanlon
Rivers of Steel and other National Heritage Areas rallied on Capitol Hill on June 15, 2010 to raise awareness about the importance of Heritage Areas.