• caster ca. 1975

    The Electric Arc Furnace

    In 1973, CF&I completed a major project of building a new electric arc furnace melt shop. The highlight of this new facility was the $11 million continuous caster machinery which allowed the company to increase steel making capacity… Read More

  • 4x5 Negative
Box:  AUD 0006
Prints Box: Pueblo Plant 1261-1436
Numbered PLA-1358
Date: 09/11/1964
Man with surveying equipment
(Names on Envelope: Harley Frank, Charles E. Digby, Dean Guy, Ken Humphreys)

    Artifact Spotlight-Survey Compass

    Throughout the late 19th and 20th century, CF&I dominated local and regional land ownership in the Western United States with land holdings and mining interests in six different states. To decide where to purchase land or where to… Read More

  • The Centipede Race (held at the Miinnequa Steelworks Employee Annual Picnic in July 1919)

    CF&I Field Day

    The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company’s annual summertime picnic was a highly anticipated event. Known as Field Day, it was a time for merriment, seeing old friends and acquaintances, and relaxing. The first official Field Day exercise occurred… 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.

caster ca. 1975

The Electric Arc Furnace

In 1973, CF&I completed a major project of building a new electric arc furnace melt shop. The highlight of this new facility was the $11 million continuous caster machinery which allowed the company to increase steel making capacity… Read More

Learn More
4x5 Negative
Box:  AUD 0006
Prints Box: Pueblo Plant 1261-1436
Numbered PLA-1358
Date: 09/11/1964
Man with surveying equipment
(Names on Envelope: Harley Frank, Charles E. Digby, Dean Guy, Ken Humphreys)

Artifact Spotlight-Survey Compass

Throughout the late 19th and 20th century, CF&I dominated local and regional land ownership in the Western United States with land holdings and mining interests in six different states. To decide where to purchase land or where to… Read More

Learn More
The Centipede Race (held at the Miinnequa Steelworks Employee Annual Picnic in July 1919)

CF&I Field Day

The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company’s annual summertime picnic was a highly anticipated event. Known as Field Day, it was a time for merriment, seeing old friends and acquaintances, and relaxing. The first official Field Day exercise occurred… Read More

Learn More