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Adventures in Industry

Discover how our area’s innovation and industrial might fueled America’s westward expansion and transformed America into a modern industrial nation. Nestled in the Conemaugh Valley, the area became a hub of industry during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The city, and the surrounding areas, became an economic landscape powered by immigrants attracted by jobs in steel production, coal mining, and the manufacturing of iron and other goods.

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