1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar


Snapshots

  1. Kennywood's Pitfall ride

    Snapshot Title: Kennywood's Pitfall ride
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Carrie Furnace from near top of Blast Furnace 6
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    is the tower at right. part of the amusement park



  2. Edgar Thomson Works

    Snapshot Title: Edgar Thomson Works
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Carrie Furnace from near top of Blast Furnace 6
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    US Steel's only steel mill still operating in the Pittsburgh area. In front of it is Rankin Bridge.



  3. Rankin Hot Metal Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Rankin Hot Metal Bridge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Carrie Furnace from near top of Blast Furnace 6
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    Torpedo cars such as this one (www.gigapan.org/conversations/235836/) carried the molten iron coming out of this blast furnace across the river on this "hot metal bridge" to the rolling mills i...



  4. hot blast stoves

    Snapshot Title: hot blast stoves
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Carrie Furnace from near top of Blast Furnace 6
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    see www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/antique-machinery-history/carrie-blast-furnace-plant-211937 Will open in a new tab or window/

    and top of blast furnace 7 visible in the distance (the four uptakes (narrow pipes) to the right ...



  5. View from top of #6 Blast Furnace - Carrie Furnace

    Snapshot Title: View from top of #6 Blast Furnace - Carrie Furnace
    Taken by: ron baraff

    Image: Carrie Furnace from near top of Blast Furnace 6
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  6. torpedo car

    Snapshot Title: torpedo car
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Carrie Furnace from near top of Blast Furnace 6
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    carries molten iron