• 8X10 Black and White Photograph
Folder: Tearing Down Old Steel YMCA
Steel YMCA in Pueblo.

    Steelworks YMCA

    After the company implemented the Employee Representation Plan in 1915, CF&I formed a partnership with the Y.M.C.A. and offered a variety of recreational activities to employees and their families. The new Steel Works Clubhouse, the Minnequa branch of… Read More

  • 8x10 nitrate negative
Negative Condition: Very Good
Date: ca 1920
Box 2.2.3
Folder 24a
Numbered Pla0437
Nail machines

    The Wire Mill

    The Colorado Fuel & Iron Company Wire Mill created dozens of wire products dating from the time the mill opened in 1903 until the turn of the 21st century. ¬†Shortly after opening, the nail department, a specialty sub… Read More

  • rug photo ca 1932

    CF&I and The Great Depression

    The prosperity of the 1920s ended with an economic catastrophe of unparalleled length and severity: the Great Depression. By 1933, industrial production had fallen to one-third its pre-Depression levels. Thousands of banks closed, and almost 13 million Americans… Read More

The Steelworks Center of the West, originally established in 2000 as the Bessemer Historical Society, in Pueblo, Colorado, operates the Steelworks Museum and Steelworks Archives. Currently under development is the Steelworks Park, an outdoor space featuring large steel mill artifacts, and a future multi-use Steelworks Center to be built in the fully restored former 1901 CF&I Main Administration Building.

8X10 Black and White Photograph
Folder: Tearing Down Old Steel YMCA
Steel YMCA in Pueblo.

Steelworks YMCA

After the company implemented the Employee Representation Plan in 1915, CF&I formed a partnership with the Y.M.C.A. and offered a variety of recreational activities to employees and their families. The new Steel Works Clubhouse, the Minnequa branch of… Read More

Learn More
8x10 nitrate negative
Negative Condition: Very Good
Date: ca 1920
Box 2.2.3
Folder 24a
Numbered Pla0437
Nail machines

The Wire Mill

The Colorado Fuel & Iron Company Wire Mill created dozens of wire products dating from the time the mill opened in 1903 until the turn of the 21st century. ¬†Shortly after opening, the nail department, a specialty sub… Read More

Learn More
rug photo ca 1932

CF&I and The Great Depression

The prosperity of the 1920s ended with an economic catastrophe of unparalleled length and severity: the Great Depression. By 1933, industrial production had fallen to one-third its pre-Depression levels. Thousands of banks closed, and almost 13 million Americans… Read More

Learn More