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June 6, 2021

Sunset Photo Safari

Sunday, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

(Three Hour Safari)
Carrie Blast Furnaces

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Join Rivers of Steel Arts at dusk for a unique photo safari that explores the Carrie Furnaces in twilight. Witness the beauty and subtlety of the site as only seen through half-light, and capture your own piece of the drama to take home. This safari is recommended for those with prior experience shooting low-light subject matter, but it is open to novice and experienced photographers alike.

Hours & Admission*

This program is offered only one time in 2021.  Daytime safaris are offered six times in 2021, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on April, 18, May 16, July 11, August 8, September 12, and October 10.

General Admission 

$30

Location & Directions

The Carrie Blast Furnaces are located in Swissvale and Rankin, PA in the Monongahela River Valley. The entrance to the Carrie Furnaces is located at Carrie Furnace Boulevard, Rankin, PA 15104.

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What to Know Before You Go

As a former industrial site, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure an enjoyable visit.

  • What to wear:  Face masks are required to be worn for the duration of your visit for all guests.The majority of each tour is outside; please dress for the weather. Additionally, the ground is uneven—sensible shoes are a must. Sneakers or boots are recommended. Open-toed shoes and high heels are prohibited. 
  • Maintain social distance: Signage has been placed throughout the site reminding you to maintain a safe distance of six feet from others. 
  • Restrooms & concessions: The rawness of the site is certainly part of its charm. However, that rawness also limits the creature comforts many of us are accustomed to, like running water. Portable bathrooms, hand washing stations and hand sanitizer are available. Food amenities are not available (with some exceptions, such as food trucks at festivals).
  • Photography: Photography is permitted. For safety reasons, videography and drones are prohibited.
  • Accessibility: Handicapped parking is available, but the grounds covered during tours are not wheelchair accessible.
  • Liability: By purchasing admission tickets, all visitors consent to the terms of our liability waiver and consent to be photographed (PDF).
  • Admission: Site access is limited to guided tours, workshops, and events. Unless otherwise noted, all admissions are ticketed.
  • Location: The entrance to the Carrie Furnaces is located at Carrie Furnace Boulevard, Rankin, PA 15104. 

Thank you for following these guidelines. We wish you to have the best visit possible, and appreciate your patience as we continue to improve the visitor experience.

Carrie furnaces photo at dusk by Kevin Scanlon

Details

Date:
June 6
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:
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Venue

Carrie Blast Furnaces
Carrie Furnace Boulevard
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
Phone:
412.464.0838
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Organizer

Rivers of Steel