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Allegheny Furnace
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Allegheny Furnace, 1989
Allegheny Furnace is located in Pennsylvania
Allegheny Furnace
Location in Pennsylvania
Allegheny Furnace is located in the United States
Allegheny Furnace
Location in the United States
Location 3400 Crescent Rd.,
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Area less than one acre
Built 1811, 1847, 1852
Architectural style Iron furnace
MPS Iron and Steel Resources of Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP reference No. 91001131
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Added to NRHP September 6, 1991

Allegheny Furnace is a historic iron furnace located at Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA. The furnace was built in 1811, with alterations and additions built in 1847 and 1852. The furnace went out of blast in 1817 and was not revived until 1835. It used charcoal as fuel until it was converted to coke in the 1860s. It permanently closed down in the 1870s.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

  • Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. PA-318, "Allegheny Furnace, Union Avenue & Crescent Road, Altoona, Blair County, PA", 2 photos, 3 data pages, 1 photo caption page
  • HAER No. PA-318-A, "Allegheny Furnace, Store & Office", 1 photo, 1 photo caption page
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