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June 23, 2019

Sunset Safari at the Carrie Blast Furnaces

Sunday, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Join Rivers of Steel Arts at dusk for a unique photo safari that explores the Carrie Furnaces in twilight.

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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 both novice and experienced photographers alike.

Golden Hour image of the Carrie Furnaces

Carrie Blast Furnaces

Hours & Admission*

This program occurs on Sunday, June 23 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and again on Sunday, September 8 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

General Admission 

$30

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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: 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.
  • 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 and wash stations are available. Food amenities are generally not (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 are required to sign a 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.
  • Duration: Allow three hours for your workshop.

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.

Golden Hour image of the Carrie Furnaces

Details

Date:
June 23
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://17919.blackbaudhosting.com/17919/tickets?tab=3&txobjid=f384dd0c-db84-42b2-9347-363b283605e8

Venue

Carrie Blast Furnaces
Carrie Furnace Boulevard
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
Phone:
412.464.0838
Website:
https://riversofsteel.com/attractions/carrie-furnaces/

Organizer

Rivers of Steel