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That Was Where? Mill Locations in Pittsburgh

Presented by DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 24 2022
That Was Where? Mill Locations in Pittsburgh

This Virtual Storytelling event takes a look at how Pittsburgh’s landscape has changed and evolved from the steel industry that once boomed along its mighty rivers.

Western Pennsylvania has long been viewed as the home of the steel industry but what happens when the landscape changes and mills close or move away?

Long before the dominance of Big Steel, the Pittsburgh Industrial District’s landscape was populated with a multitude of small iron and steel mills. For more than 150 years, iron and steel forged the landscape along the Three Rivers. Here, the works of smaller specialty mills joined forces with “Big Steel” to build the nation’s railroads,

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