Join us for the second lecture of our Fall 2017 Series
Keneth Kobus, author on Steel and Railroad History, will present “Allegheny Valley, Its Industry and Its Railroads”
Ken Kobus is author of the 2015 book “City of Steel: How Pittsburgh Became the World’s Steelmaking Capital During the Carnegie Era“.
More about Ken Kolbus’s research into Pittsburgh steel industry:
Bethel Park writer Kobus lives and breathes Pittsburgh’s steel industry – Tribune Review, May 14, 2015
Men of Steel: Three Generations of Mill Workers NPR’s Storycorps, September 1, 2006
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