Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works

Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (HMW18)

Location: Ford City, PA 16226 Armstrong County
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N 40° 46.233', W 79° 31.98'

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Among the largest and most productive plate glass factories in the world; opened 1887. At its peak, the plant employed more than 3,500 ethnically diverse workers, who passed through a specially-built tunnel under busy train tracks. Operations ended 1991.
HM NumberHMW18
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 623805 N 4514321
Decimal Degrees40.77055000, -79.53300000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 46.233', W 79° 31.98'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 46' 13.98" N, 79° 31' 58.80" W
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Area Code(s)724, 412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-919 3rd Ave, Ford City PA 16226, US
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