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Cambria Iron Company, Blast Furnaces No. 5 & 6 Blowing Engine House, Lower Works, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA

Cambria Iron Company, Blast Furnaces No. 5 & 6 Blowing Engine House, Lower Works, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The original blowing engine house, erected about 1873, comprises the two southernmost bays of the current Blast Furnace Engine House. Importantly, the southern half of the Engine House remains largely unaltered from its 1870s appearance. All of the machinery has been removed.
Survey number: HAER PA-109-H
Building/structure dates: 1873 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1898 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1977
Building/structure dates: ca. 1960- ca. 1965 Demolished
Building/structure dates: 1977
Building/structure dates: 1986 Demolished
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 89001101

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Cambria Iron Company
Southwark
Corliss
Mesta Machine Company
Bethlehem Steel Corporation
Madrid, transmitter
O'Dwyer, J Noel, delineator
Strong, Craig, delineator
Vrubliauskas, Dalius, delineator
McGrath, D, delineator
Bergengren, Charles, delineator
Colosimo, Robert G, delineator
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Location

Walnut Grove (Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa.)40.32674, -78.92197
Google Map of 40.32674069999999, -78.9219698
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