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Duquesne blast furnaces, Pittsburgh, 1992.
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Color photograph of abandoned Duquesne blast furnaces.

Credit: Courtesy of Harald Finster, www.finster-stahlart.de

The rusted remains of blast furnaces at the Duquesne Steel Works are dramatic reminders of Pennsylvania's rich industrial heritage. In these behemoths, workers once toiled feverishly in the terrible heat and dust to meet the world's increasing demand for steel.

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