Happy Hour with Carrie

Rivers of Steel presents Happy Hour with Carrie!

On the first Wednesday of each month May through October, enjoy an evening one-hour tour of the Carrie Furnaces site where you will learn about the iron-making process and the impact of the industry on the region and the world. Following the tour, we'll meet for a beer at one of our local partners. We're excited to be partnering once again with Voodoo Brewery HomesteadThe Brew Gentlemen Beer Company and Blue Dust. We also have a new beer partner for 2016 - Duke's Upper Deck Cafe

Tour starts at 6 PM. Following the tour, head over to the brewery/pub for a crafted brew. Food will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $20 when purchased in advance and include an hour-long Carrie Furnaces Tour and one beer. If a tour date is not sold out, remaining tickets will be sold on-site for $25 per person.

The Carrie Furnaces are part of a former industrial site. Heels and/or open-toed shoes are not permitted. This is an outdoor event. Please dress appropriately for the weather. At this time the site is not wheelchair accessible.

May 4: Voodoo Brewery Homestead

June 1: Brew Gentlemen Beer Company

July 6: Blue Dust

August 3: Voodoo Brewery Homestead - Co-hosted by the Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh

September 7: Brew Gentlemen Beer Company

October 5: Duke's Upper Deck Cafe



The entrance to Carrie Furnaces is located at Carrie Furnace Boulevard, Rankin, PA 15104Please note that this is a new road and may not be recognized by your GPS or online mapping programs; it normally works on Google Maps however.  

Click here for turn by turn directions from Homestead/Duquesne and Edgewood/Swissvale.

If the ROAD CLOSED signs on Carrie Furnace Boulevard are up, please go around them and follow the road through the open gates to the parking lot.  


160-inch Mill

160-Inch Mill
The Homestead Works 160-inch Mill was one of the largest plate mills in the U.S.