Consolidated Steel Corporation

of Wilmington, California & Orange, Texas
In 1945, Consolidated Steel bought the assets of the Western Pipe & Steel Company, another California wartime shipbuilding firm, for $6.2 million+. In 1948, the WP&S assets and partial assets of Consolidated Steel Corp were sold for over $17 million to the Columbia Steel Com., a division of US Steel. Columbia Steel/US Steel then formed a new division to manage the assets, known as the Consolidated Western Steel Corporation.

ATSF - San Francisco Bay Ferries (San Francisco County, California)
M/V Edward J. Engel; 1945, 1900
Ferries across San Francisco Bay on Railroad (ATSF)
No Longer In Operation