Authentic Iron Pour Slated
La Plume – The pouring of molten iron is an experience synonomous with the building of America and the Scranton Iron Furnaces represent a part of our region’s proud past as a 20th century industrial leader.
In June, 32 local high school students will have the opportunity to experience pouring hot molten iron into molds they have created, just as the workers did generations ago at the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces.
The students, participants in the Keystone College Iron Works and Art Engage Program, will create their own iron design during the Arts on Fire Industrial Arts Festival Saturday, June 19 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Scranton Iron Furnaces,
From 6 -9 p.m. on the same day, the
“We’re looking forward to a wonderful day, as the entire community celebrates
The students began their training earlier this month by participating in several iron pour workshops at the
“We encourage everyone to attend the Arts on Fire celebration on Saturday, June 19,” Ms. Moser said. “It will be a great way to celebrate our community and recognize the young people involved in this unique iron pour demonstration.”
For more information on the iron pour event, contact Nikki Moser or Pat McGowan at
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