Photo Safaris at Carrie Furnaces

Photo Safaris

Throughout its existence, the art of photography has been linked to western technological growth and industrialization. What better place to explore your own photographic vision than The Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark. The Carrie Furnaces were the heart and soul of U.S. Steel's Homestead Works during most of the twentieth century and remain the only examples of pre-World War II furnace technology in existence today. The former industrial site is now the setting for photo safaris appropriate for both novice and experienced photographers alike. 

These 3-hour photo safaris are appropriate for both novice and experienced photographers alike craving an "open" shooting experience with little interruption, guidance or interference. Take your time and line up the perfect image of the historic Carrie Furnaces!

Access will be limited to area deemed safe by Rivers of Steel.  

Cost:  $30

Time:  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dates:  May 26, 2018
           July 29, 2018
           August 19, 2018
           October 20, 2018


To view photos from previous photo safaris, click here.

Directions to Carrie Furnaces:

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.

Private photographic opportunities are available by appointment only. Contact Stacy Drane or call 412-464-4020 ext. 232 for information.  



160-inch Mill

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