Rankin, Pennsylvania: Carrie Blast Furnaces Tour

Guided tours of an old blast furnace complex that was built in 1906 and abandoned in 1979.

Address:
Carrie Furnace Blvd, Rankin, PA
Directions:
From Rte 837/River Rd, turn onto the Rankin Bridge. Stay in the right lane and take the Braddock exit. At the stoplight, turn right onto Kenmawr Ave. At the next light, turn left onto Carrie Furnace Boulevard. If the "Road Closed" signs are in place, go around them. Proceed through the gate at the cul-de-sac and into the parking lot.
Hours:
Tours May-Oct. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
412-464-4020
Admission:
Adults $25.
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Blast furnace.

Carrie Blast Furnace Scrap Sculptures

At the Old Carrie Blast Furnace, now abandoned, you can explore by guided tour. Huge and very cool. Includes a giant deer head made out of junk left on the site.

[Brenda Miller, 06/16/2018]

The 92-foot-tall Furnaces were built in 1906 and shut down in 1979.


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