Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company was an outgrowth of the
Steel Mill located at 95th and the Calumet River. It was located
across the Calumet River from the South Works plant of U. S.
There was not much room for expansion at that location, so the
was moved to northwest Indiana. Currently the Iroquios Container
facility of the Port District is located at the former site of
Steel. Notice the black smoke pouring out of the
It was at the time considered a sign of prosperity, not an
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