04_Road_Scholars_2009_Day_2

04_Road_Scholars_2009_Day_2

On the way to tour U.S. Steel's Edgar Thompson Plant, whose plumes of steam are visible here, the bus crossed the Monongahela River, one of three well known in Pittsburgh. The second river, the Allegheny, flows from the north to combine with the northwest-flowing "Mon" to form the Ohio River, which continues northwestward to flow into the Mississippi River near Cairo, Ill.

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