The Banners at Pump House


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The many, large windows posed a problem for events at the Pump House during the day – we needed shades. BHF had the shades do double duty with informational images painted on them by Bill Yund.

There are fourteen banners. Ten banners depict Homestead steel workers of each decade from 1880 to 1980, taken from various photos and resources of each era. The other four show scenes of the mill; an open hearth, a Bessemer blow, an interior scene (shown here) and a typical scene of mills and a mill town by the river.