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Virtual Museum of Pennsylvania Iron Furnaces & Iron Works

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Buena Vista Furnace &
Iron Works

Village of Dias,
Brush Valley Twp.,
Indiana County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Pennsylvania Iron Furnace Source Book
Indiana County Iron Furnaces

A Tribute to the Iron Masters and Iron Workers
that built and keep in-blast
the old Stone Blast Furnaces of Pennsylvania.

by
Raymond A. Washlaski, Web Master &
Ryan P. Washlaski
Virtual Museum of Pennsylvania Iron Furnaces
A Publication of the 19th Century Society of Pennsylvania
Updated Aug. 28, 2001

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Buena Vista Furnace & Iron Works, , Located on Blacklick Creek, near the Village of Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Date Built: ca. 1847
Date Out-of-Blast: ca.1856

Other names Buena Vista Furnace was known by:
McCelland's Furnace.

Location: U.S. Rt.22 to the Armagh Exit (PA Rt.56), take PA Rt. 56 north 2 1/4 miles to the north end of the bridge over Blacklick Creek. Just past the north end of the bridge, the old road turns off to the left, turn here and follow the old road. to the barricade at the old bridge.  Park here, walk down the bank, cross the railroad bed and climb the bank on the other side of the railroad bed.  Look down an you will see Buena Vista Furnace Stack.  It is located about 200 feet north of Blacklick Creek.

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