Bethlehem Steel Plant

Bethlehem Steel Plant (HM1ICH)

Location: Bethlehem, PA 18015 Northampton County
Buy Pennsylvania State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 40° 36.736', W 75° 22.318'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 623 views
Inscription
Headquartered here, it was one of the most important iron and steel manufacturers in the nation. In 1863, Bethlehem Iron Co. began producing railroad rails. Steel manufacturing began in 1873 with armor plate and guns forged for the US Navy. The plant was a major defense manufacturer for the Allied Forces during both World Wars. Structural steel produced here was used to build many iconic skyscrapers and long-span bridges. The plant closed in 1995.
Details
HM NumberHM1ICH
Tags
Year Placed2014
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Pictures
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 468534 N 4495782
Decimal Degrees40.61226667, -75.37196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.736', W 75° 22.318'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 44.16" N, 75° 22' 19.08" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)484, 610
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 511 E 3rd St, Bethlehem PA 18015, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker could use another picture or two.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?