1950s pittsburgh pa steel mill slag dump

Brown's Dump

It is a large man-made mountain of slag called Brown's Dump. The Brown's Dump heap began in 1913, when the Carnegie Illinois Steel Corporation, part of the U. S Steel Corporation, bought 410 acres of land as a disposal site for the huge amounts of slag produced at the nearby Duquesne, Edgar Thomson and Homestead Steel works.

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Model railroad Scenery: Model A Steel Mill Slag Dump.

 · Model railroad Scenery: Model A Steel Mill Slag Dump. djstrains Loading... Unsubscribe from djstrains ... Best Steel Mill Tour! Carrie Furnace Blast Furnaces Pittsburgh, Pa - Duration: 7:35 ...

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Worker rescued after falling into steel mill slag pot, from …

A "nail biting" scene from the 1952 movie "Steel Town," whereby steel mill worker, Mac McNamara (played by William Harrigan) appears to have a heart attack a...

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Limestone, Sand, Slag, and Gravel | Aggregate Supply | …

Rock Mulch & More delivers aggregate supplies like 57 limestone gravel, concrete sand, and much more in the Pittsburgh region. Whether you're working on a garden project, building a driveway, or even preparing a swimming pool, we have the supplies you need. All

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Impacts of Steel Mill Slag Leachate on the Water Quality of a Small …

Pittsburgh, PA 15222 USA ABSTRACT Leachate from a 20 million ton steel mill slag dump significantly influenced the chemistry of a small western Pennsylvania stream, Nine Mile Run. Alkalinity, acidity, pH, calcium, and magnesium were significantly altered ...

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Saw Mill Run Boulevard Random Photos

A slag train (right) prepares to dump it's lava-like cargo at Brown's Dump near present-day Century III Mall. For many more photos and a comprehensive history, visit: Saw Mill Run Boulevard .

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From Slag Heap to Shopping Mall in West Mifflin, PA

I understand that the dumping of slag from trains of ladle cars was quite the spectacle and that in the 1950s and, perhaps the 1960s, young men would take their dates to watch the "show." The following is a link to a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the Century III mall with some text on the slag dumping.

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Brownfields in and around Pittsburgh

PAST USE: Slag Storage (slag is stony waste matter separated from metals during the smelting or refining of ore) 1922: Site used as slag dump by Duquesne Slag Co. 1982: Department of Planning publishes first development proposals for site.

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Pittsburgh and Western

Pittsburgh and Western Railroad - Paul Lapointe, Parkersburg, WV The Pittsburgh and Western RR is a 25 x 28 ft HO freelanced layout set in the modern era in Western Pennsylvania. It primarily serves the steel and coke industries, their suppliers, and customers and …

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Charles Richardson Photographs | Digital Pitt

Visual images by Charles Richardson which depict life in Pittsburgh, including Downtown, steel mills, and neighborhoods between 1952-1954. What's online? The online collection contains images taken by Charles Richardson between 1952 and 1955 that depict life ...

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Obituary: Joseph R. Dembeck / Helped transform slag …

 · Obituary: Joseph R. Dembeck / Helped transform slag dump into Century III Mall Sunday, March 10, 2002 By Patricia Sabatini, Post-Gazette Staff Writer Joseph R. Dembeck, a retired president of U.S. Steel's realty development division who helped start the once ...

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History | Harsco

1853 The Harrisburg Car Manufacturing Company Harsco’s rich history dates back to 1853, when a small group of entrepreneurs founded the Harrisburg Car Manufacturing Company. Sparked by the growth of the U.S. railroad system, Harrisburg Car Manufacturing ...

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Slag

Slag is the glass-like by-product left over after a desired metal has been separated (i.e., smelted) from its raw ore.Slag is usually a mixture of metal oxides and silicon dioxide.However, slags can contain metal sulfides and elemental metals. While slags are generally ...

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Schnabel Company Photographs | Historic Pittsburgh

The company designed aluminum and all-steel truck bodies with refrigerated and insulated interiors that were used by numerous dairies in the region including Meadow Gold and Sealtest. Schnabel built trucks for numerous other companies in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania including delivery trucks for Horne's Department Stores, steel mill body trucks for beverage companies, dump trucks ...

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