Carnegie Steel Company

19th-century steel production company in Pennsylvania, US / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Carnegie Steel Company was a steel-producing company primarily created by Andrew Carnegie and several close associates to manage businesses at steel mills in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area in the late 19th century. The company was formed in 1892 and was subsequently sold in 1901 in one of the largest business transactions of the early 20th century, to become the major component of U.S. Steel. The sale made Carnegie one of the richest men in history.

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Carnegie Steel Company
IndustrySteel, Coke, Railroad
FoundedJuly 1, 1892; 130 years ago (1892-07-01)
FounderAndrew Carnegie
DefunctMarch 2, 1901; 122 years ago (1901-03-02)
SuccessorU.S. Steel
HeadquartersPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Key people
Andrew Carnegie
Henry Clay Frick
George Lauder
Henry Phipps Jr.
Productssteel, coal, coke, flat-rolled and tubular steel products, railroad rails
Blast furnaces and iron ore at the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation mills