George Westinghouse was one of Pittsburgh’s industrial giants, and the company he founded here lives on more than 100 years after his death.
On Thursday, a memorial in his name received a makeover and his family members came from far and wide to see the dedication.
“He has touched so many people, hundreds of thousands of lives. Directly through employment, indirectly through the benefits that have come from his company,” the President and CEO of Wabtec, Ray Betler, said.
Sixteen Westinghouse family members from all over the country traveled to Pittsburgh to take part in the celebration at Schenley Park. “There are children who are fifth generation from the inventor who will remember this event,” said Westinghouse’s great-grandson, George Westinghouse IV.
The Westinghouse Memorial has been a distinctive feature of Schenley Park for more than 80 years... Read the full article and watch the video here