While production may have stopped at the Carrie Blast Furnaces in 1982, the era of Carrie as an artistic muse was just beginning.
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Today, Rivers of Steel invites you to go behind the scenes to experience the Carrie Blast Furnaces from a post-industrial perspective. You’ll discover how guerrilla artists, urban explorers—and later curators, installation artists, and even landscape designers—have made creative use of a revered space.
This specialty tour includes areas of the site that are not included in the Industrial Tour, including a walk through the Iron Garden.
Carrie Deer Sculpture by the Industrial Arts Co-op
This evening tour is offered on the first and third Thursdays from June through September at 6:30 p.m.
*Tours are limited to 25 participants. We highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance as we cannot guarantee tickets will be available for walk-ups.
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.
As a former industrial site, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure an enjoyable visit.
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.
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