Old Stock Yard com Collectible Stock and Bond Certificates. 1978 Wheeling, West Virginia Attractive certificate with beautiful vignette. Wheeling Steel Corporation was organized on June 21, 1920 as a successor to three prior steel companies. The company consisted of factories for 30 miles, from Benwood, West Virginia north to Steubenville, Ohio. Ackermann Works at Wheeling, which produced pressed and drawn steel stampings used in the automotive and appliance industries. Beech Bottom Works at Beech Bottom, West Virginia, which consisted of sheet mills for producing hot rolled electrical sheets used by electrical equipment manufacturers. It also had facilities for coating long terne sheets produced by the Yorkville Works. Benwood Works at Benwood, West Virginia, which consisted of two pipe mills with slabs supplied from Steubenville Works. LaBelle Works at Wheeling, which manufactured cut nails. Martins Ferry Works at Martins Ferry, Ohio, which produced galvanized sheets, galvanized roofing and accessories, corrugated culverts, and hand-dipped items. It featured two continuous galvanizing lines where coils of steel strips were processed, galvanized, and treated. Steubenville Works, which consisted of three integrated operations: Steubenville North at Steubenville, Ohio, which featured two blast furnaces, 11 open hearth furnaces, blooming mill, hot strip mill, pickle line, and cold reduction mills. It produced hot rolled sheets and plates and cold rolled sheets and coils. Steubenville South at Mingo Junction, Ohio, which consisted of three blast furnaces, two Bessemer converters, blooming mill, rolling mill, continuous caster, slab yard, and auxiliary equipment. It supplied hot metal for the open hearth furnaces at Steubenville North and Bessemer slabs for Benwood Works. Steubenville East in Follansbee, West Virginia, which featured 314 coking ovens for Steubenville North and South. Steelcrete Works, adjacent to Beech Bottom Works, manufactured expanded metal, metal lath, and accessories. It also produced Steelcrete bank vaults, reinforced mesh for buildings, stair treads, partitions, and miscellaneous items. Wheeling Works at Wheeling, which fabricated containers, stove pipe and furnace pipe, electric and gas dryers, roofing accessories, floor and roof decking, gasoline tanks for automobiles, and miscellaneous automobile parts. Yorkville Works at Yorkville, Ohio, which consisted of the first cold reduced black plate for tinning. The first tandem mill of its kind was installed in 1928. The facility produced electrolytic and hot-dipped tinplate, black plate, and terneplate. It also had a metal decorating plant for coating and lithographing tin, terne, and black plate, and two electrolytic tin plate lines that produced tin plate at up to 1,000 feet per minute. Wheeling Steel was acquired by the Pittsburgh Steel to form the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation in December 1968. The merger added: Allenport Works, a sheet steel plant in Allenport, Pennsylvania. Monessen Works, a steel mill in Monessen, Pennsylvania. Wheeling-Pittsburghs was slow to modernize its high-cost facilities and overcome downturns in the steelmaking industry in the 1980s. A late attempt to use a pig-iron blast furnace and electric arc furnace in tandem failed when the electric arc furnace did not achieve its designed capacity. Esmark engaged in a proxy takeover for Wheeling-Pittsburgh in 2005 and took over the company in November 2007. Mass layoffs by RG Steel began in June 2012 after the company declared bankruptcy. The company sent notices to all 4000 RG Steel employees that they may be laid off, with layoffs beginning on June 4, 2012. Old Stock Yard Policies and FAQs. Items are sent via U. Usually first class, but occasionally priority or parcel post. Policy, my listings are setup to accept. Are you your certificates authentic or copies? Everything I sell is original and authentic. I do not sell copies or reproductions. Is the certificate pictured the exact one I will receive? Occasionally, I do list certificates of the same type without rescanning. In this case, the certificate you receive will be virtually identical same color, size, vignette, etc. To the one pictured. What is the best way to store, protect, and display my certificate collection? The best thing, by far, that I have come across for storing certificates are profolios and sleeves made by Itoya. I have several sizes available. Do the certificates you sell have financial value? The item “Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation West Virgina company stock certificate” is in sale since Monday, March 19, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Stocks & Bonds, Scripophily\Industrial”. The seller is “oldstockyard” and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.