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.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop 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 minutesStop 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 minutesStop 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
"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"
Duration: 2 Hours
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.