1909 McKee's Rocks Strike. On July 14, unskilled immigrant workers led a strike against the Pressed Steel Car Company. Strain among the strikers, replacement laborers, and state police erupted into a riot on August 22. Eleven men were killed near this footbridge. Strikers were aided by the Industrial Workers of the World.

812 Island Ave. at McKees Rocks Bridge, Stowe Township, PA
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by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

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