A Classification of American Wealth
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   Andrew Carnegie - iron industrialist and steel king

Page entitled : The Pittsburgh Bessemer Steel Company

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How Pittsburg iron masters Park, Singer, Hussey, Miller, Clark and Kloman built the Homestead steel plant, threatening the Carnegies supremacy in steel production

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... the Pittsburg Bessemer Steel Company Limited was incorporated with a share capital of $250000. Its founders were the principals of six iron and steel manufacturing companies who had formerly relied on the Edgar Thomson steel works to supply them with merchant steel billets, a by-product which resulted temporarily from the under-capacity   ...


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