This virtual exhibit shows the intense concentration of both large and small mills that once dominated the landscape of southwestern PA. Search the map to find the locations of mills, coke ovens, and foundries as they stood in different points in history. Click on a mill icon to learn more about that site.

Steel Footprints

A Virtual Tour of the Pittsburgh Industrial District, 1750 – Present

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Location Area Address
Painter & Sons --
Park, Scott, & Co./Follansbee Bros. Co. PittsburghDowntown --
Penn Boiler Works PittsburghStrip District --
Penn Iron & Steel Co. Creighton --
Pennsylvania Car Wheel Co. PittsburghNorth Side --
Pennsylvania Casting and Machine Works PittsburghNorth Side --
Pennsylvania Drop Forge Works PittsburghDowntown --
Pennsylvania Iron Works PittsburghDowntown --
Pennsylvania Malleable Co. McKees Rocks --
Perritt Iron Works PittsburghHomewood --
Phillips & McLaren Foundry & Machine Works PittsburghStrip District --
Phoenix Foundry PittsburghDowntown --
Phoenix Roll Works PittsburghLawrenceville --
Pittsburgh Bolt Works/Elba Iron Works/Continental Works, National Tube/US Steel PittsburghHazelwood --
Pittsburgh Bridge & Iron Rochester --
Pittsburgh Car Wheel Works PittsburghNorth Side --
Pittsburgh Cast Steel Spring Works/Railway Steel Spring Co. PittsburghStrip District --
Pittsburgh Chain Works Rankin --
Pittsburgh Coal Co. PittsburghOakland --
Pittsburgh Crushed Steel Co. PittsburghLawrenceville --
Pittsburgh Engineering & Machine Co. Glassport --
Pittsburgh Forge and Iron Co. PittsburghNorth Side --
Pittsburgh Foundry & Machine Shop PittsburghStrip District --
Pittsburgh Foundry, A. Garrison & Co PittsburghSouth Side --
Pittsburgh Galvinizing Works PittsburghStrip District --
Pittsburgh Gear & Machine Co. PittsburghStrip District --
Pittsburgh Gear Company Neville Island --
Pittsburgh Iron Folding Bed Co. PittsburghNorth Side --
Pittsburgh Knife & Forge Co. PittsburghNorth Side --
Pittsburgh Locomotive & Car Works PittsburghNorth Side --