Andrew Carnegie

The Man, The Legend, The Powerhouse

Background of a Legend

Carnegie was born poor in a typical weavers cottage in Scotland, eventually the family had saved enough money to emigrate to the United States where he would soon become a telegraph messenger.

Later, Carnegie would find employment with the Pennsylvania Railroad Company as a secretary to Thomas A. Scott which put on the path to his future success

Achievements and Companies

Carnegie opened the Carnegie Steel Company and soon became the top name in the steel industry. He also sold the company to J.P. Morgan to create the U.S. Steel Company and using the fortune he had amassed built Carnegie Hall and founded multiple trusts, establishments, and the pristine Carnegie Mellon University in his lifetime.