Homestead Steel Works

Homestead Steel Works

Homestead Steel Works

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Homestead Steel Works was a large steel works located on the Monongahela River at Homestead, Pennsylvania in the United States. It developed in the nineteenth century as an extensive plant served by tributary coal and iron fields, a railway long, and a line of lake steamships. Andrew Carnegie, (an immigrant of Scotland), bought Homestead Steel Works in 1888, and integrated it into his Carnegie Steel Company.

There was a bitter strike at the plant in 1892, although Carnegie is recognised as a philanthropist and built a library at Homestead in 1896.In 1901 Carnegie sold his operations to U.S. Steel. The workforce peaked at 15000 during World War II., Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ( The plant closed in 1986.


A few remnants of the steel works were not destroyed.Today the land is home to The Waterfront shopping center and Sandcastle Waterpark.

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