Fire in the Valley- Carnegie Steel and the Town That Built America

Fire in the Valley- Carnegie Steel and the Town That Built America

Pittsburgh's Steel Valley along the Monongahela River made the steel which built America and fueled the Arsenal of Democracy for two World Wars. You will learn how the Steel Valley evolved from being the Gateway to the West to being the Silicon Valley of the East.

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Stop At: Mesta Mansion, 548 Doyle Ave, Homestead, PA 15120, USA

Multi-millionaire industrialist George Mesta's wife Pearl held court here before she moved to the Nations' Capital and became "The Hostess with the Mostess".

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Homestead, Homestead, Pennsylvania

As the location of the largest steel mill on the planet, this town played an essential role in the story of not just America but the entire industrial world. Presidents, Royalty, and even Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made to pilgrimage to the "Steel Capital of the World".

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Waterfront Drive, Waterfront Dr, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Buried in the midst of this mixed-use development on the site of the old Homestead Works of Carnegie Steel, you will find the 12,000 ton press. This monster machine pounded steel ingots into armor plate for battleships of the United States Navy including the USS MIssouri.

Duration: 10 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: null
Duration: 2 Hours
Start location: 1: Duquesne Incline, 1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
2: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pittsburgh West - Green Tree, an IHG Hotel, 875 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, USA
3: Panera Bread, 3401 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Traveler pickup is offered

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Certified guide
  • Private transportation
  • Extraordinary extensive personal narration the length of the Experience

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Landing and facility fees


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