McClurg Iron Foundry

McClurg Iron Foundry (HM1SA5)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 26.417', W 79° 59.94'

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Established in 1804, it was the first air foundry in Pittsburgh. During the War of 1812, it supplied cannons and ammunition, primarily destined for the fleet on Lake Erie. In 1835, the first locomotive steam engine made west of the Alleghenies was built on this site.
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HM NumberHM1SA5
Year Placed2016
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 584894 N 4477107
Decimal Degrees40.44028333, -79.99900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.417', W 79° 59.94'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 25.02" N, 79° 59' 56.4" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724, 215
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 351 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15222, US
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