3/72 Armco Steel Corp., Hamilton Plant.

In 1965 there were 237 blast furnaces at 72 locations in the U.S. . This series will briefly introduce all of them.

Armco’s Hamilton plant in New Miami, OH consisted of a 110 oven coking plant, two sinter strands and two blast furnaces.
Pig iron was supplied to Armco’s nearby Middletown steel making site.
The Hamilton plant was closed down in July 1988.

Armco blast furnaces, Hamilton, 1965.
Blast furnace 1: Hearth diameter 17’0” (5,18 m)
Blast furnace 2: Hearth diameter 18’0” (5,48 m)

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Final Verdict

Stelco Hamilton
U.S. Steel announced the permanent closure of it’s Hamilton, Canada based iron and steel making facilities.
The former Steel Company of Canada (STELCO), founded in 1910, once employed more than 14000 people on the banks of the Lake Ontario.
The plant was bought by U.S. Steel in 2007 and partly idled in 2010.
Only some hot rolling and coke making activities will be continued.
Further images at Stahlseite.