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October 16, 2019

Heinz: First Products and an Innovative Factory

By 1898, Heinz’s factory had become the largest food processing facility in the world, built of the finest brick and beautified with stained glass windows. A marvel to visitors, the factory featured all the latest technologies, including one of the first electric ventilation systems in Pittsburgh.

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October 9, 2019

Heinz: Mottoes and 57 Varieties

The most enduring of Heinz's personal mottoes: “To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.”

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July 17, 2019

Rachel Carson: The Pursuit of a Better Environment

A fair share of important figures emerged from Pittsburgh’s history. One of the most courageous and influential women to come from the region is Rachel Carson, the namesake of one of Pittsburgh’s famous Three Sisters Bridges.

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