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Old 08-10-2007, 18:59   #4
deputy tom
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I said they should have been thinking...

Joe Magarac - Made to make steel

Part of him, legend....part of him, real.

Born out of Braddock, earth, rock and hill

King of the ingots, Pride of the Mill.

Joe Magarac, over seven feet tall

Nothing about him was timid or small

He gathered the scrap iron, the limestone, the ore,

He fanned the white heat to an angry-red roar.

He poured liquid fire in each ingo mold

And, taking a handful before it got cold.

He squeezed through his fingers and watched it congeal.

From taffy-like ribbons to railings of steel.

They talked of improving the steel that they made

And Joe overheard them and went to their aid

By throwing himself in the steely souffle

And smiling, Joe Magarac melted away.



Part Pennsylvanian, Legend or real?

JOE MAGARAC is a symbol of STEEL

YMMV.tom.
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