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Bessemer Court and Transportation Museum, Pittsburgh

Bessemer Court and Transportation Museum - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bessemer Court and Transportation Museum
East Carson Street & Smithfield Street Bridge, Pittsburgh, PA 15219Map
Station Square
Overview

Located along the riverfront, Bessemer Court and Transportation Museum is an outdoor tour of Pittsburgh's industrial heritage. The Bessemer process was a technique brought from England to Pittsburgh by industrialist Andrew Carnegie for the making of steel. As they stroll along the river, visitors can view salvaged pieces of a Bessemer converter. Plaques describe the significance of each piece. The size of the machinery, even though it is in pieces, is amazing. The tour will provide visitors with a unique understanding of the steel industry. Admission is free, but parking is $1.

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