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3 edition of guide to the old stone blast furnaces in western Pennsylvania found in the catalog.

guide to the old stone blast furnaces in western Pennsylvania

Myron B. Sharp

guide to the old stone blast furnaces in western Pennsylvania

by Myron B. Sharp

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Published by Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • Iron industry and trade -- Pennsylvania -- History.,
    • Blast furnaces -- Pennsylvania -- History.,
    • Pennsylvania -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-87) and index.

      StatementMyron B. Sharp, William H. Thomas.
      ContributionsThomas, Bill, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF151 .S5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 90 p. :
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5989739M
      LC Control Number66020378
      OCLC/WorldCa1927078

      Mill Creek - A cold blast charcoal furnace built in along Mill Creek in Upper Yoder Township by John Bell and Company. In it was rebuilt and converted to steam and probably hot blast(s&t). In it was a member of the Cambria Iron Company facilities(whe). A pile . stone stack 48 feet high with a bosh of 10 feet, was located on twenty acres of land in the western part of the town.9 With Joseph McClure as its manager,10 the Blanche began to put out an average of 1, tons of iron a year, through the work of its fifteen employees After a short while however, the furnace proved to be unprofitable and caused the suspension of.

      Pennsylvania Iron Sites. West Virginia Iron Sites Iron Furnace in Japan. Japan Iron Sites General Iron Furnace Information. Play the Blast Furnace Animation! BBC Blast Fn Animation. Iron Manufacturers of the United States in For a powerful essay on the subject of . The furnace was built in on Beaver Creek by Plummer and Company. It was a cold blast furnace, powered by water and then later converted to steam. It blew out in The furnace was also known as Quaking Asp Furnace Juniata Furnace; Per Sharp & Thomas, this furnace was built in by Neff, Dean & Co. The furnace was located in.

      Rock Furnace was one of the first iron furnaces in western PA, established in by James W. Biddle on a tract of land owned by Christopher Hayes and John Henderson. In his advertisement dated October 5, , James Biddle announced the furnace would be in blast on Christmas Day. Roaring Run Resort, a former Boy Scout camp dating back to the s, is a private-membership recreational campground and RV park located in the Laurel Highlands area of Southwestern Pennsylvania, between Seven Springs and Hidden Valley Golf & Ski Resort. The resort was featured in USA Today and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and parts of its history have been documented in the .


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Guide to the old stone blast furnaces in western Pennsylvania by Myron B. Sharp Download PDF EPUB FB2

A GUIDE TO THE OLD STONE BLAST FURNACES IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Myron B. Sharp and William H. Thomas Part I Iron, the second most plentifulof the useful metals, has been known and used since the beginning of recorded time. With the exception A of the deposit of pure ironat Ovifak onthe west coast of Greenland, itis almost always found in combination with other : Myron B.

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A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Western PennsylvaniaAuthor: MYRON B. & WILLIAM H. THOMAS SHARP. A GUIDE TO THE OLD STONE BLAST FURNACES INWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Myron B. Sharp and William H. Thomas Part III FAYETTE COUNTY Alliance Furnace* The first iron furnace to be erected west of the Allegheny Mountains was the Alliance Furnace.

Itwas built by William Turnbull, John Holker and Peter Marmie on Jacobs Creek. The stack stands on the Fayette County side of the creek, Author: Myron B. Sharp, William H. Thomas. Get this from a library. A guide to the old stone blast furnaces in western Pennsylvania. [Myron B Sharp; Bill Thomas; Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.].

I can only identify the following furnace or "stone structure" as the one being just outside of Butler, Pa. in the woods off Bestwick Road. In their book “A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Western Pennsylvania” written by Myron Sharp and William Thomas, the authors (as pointed out to me) may have incorrectly identified this structure.

A GUIDE TO THE OLD STONE BLAST FURNACES INWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Myron B. Sharp and William H. Thomas Part II BUTLER COUNTY Bruin Furnace (Dudley Furnace) The site was located, or at least the general area in which this furnace was located.

A large field,almost completely covered with slag to a depth of several feet, shows that a furnace did operate at this place over a long period. The Book A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Western Pennsylvania, by Myron B. Sharp and William H. Thomas is an excellent reference to all of the furnaces in Western Pa.

Our primary and oldest source for name, description and location information is A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Wesren Pennsylvania, by Myron B. Sharp and William H. Thomas and published by the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, and   Dates of construction range from to presumably, information on these sites is sketchy at best and it seems like nobody agrees on anything.

The majority of the information I am using is from the book "A Guide To The Old Stone Blast Furnaces In Western Pennsylvania" by Myron B. Sharp and William H. Thomas. Iron City Furnace, Mercer County, Pennsylvania () Welcome to Mercer County Old Stone Furnaces () A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Western Pennsylvania by MB Sharp (pdf download) Visit Mercer County PA.

A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Western Pennsylvania, Part III. Western Pennsylvania History: - Western Pennsylvania History: - A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Western Pennsylvania, Part III Articles. Published J Myron B. Sharp &plus. The seminal publication concerning old stone furnaces in this region is Myron Sharp and William Thomas' A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Western Pennsylvania.

It was published in by the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. Since the s, however, Pennsylvania's road numbering structure has changed, so much so that many.

Once again these descriptions are going off of the book "A Guide To The Old Stone Blast Furnaces In Western Pennsylvania"- Sharp, Thomas. There are discrepancies in the history of this furnace. One account has it being built in by Freeman, Linton, and Miller.

The other has it being built in by James Rogers and Associates. Redbank Furnace Special Sources: A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces of Western Pennsylvania, Myron B. Sharp and William H. Thomas (s&t) Caldwell's Illustrated Historical Combination Atlas of Clarion Co.

Caldwell(jac) * History of Clarion County, unknown compiler, cir (hcc)* History of Clarion County A. Davis (ajd) ed. Click to read more about A guide to the old stone blast furnaces in western Pennsylvania by Myron B. Sharp. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Myron B.

Sharp, William H. Thomas. Myron Sharp and William Thomas, in A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces in Western Pennsylvania, point out that although blast furnace operations probably required 15 to 20 workers around the clock, other related jobs, such as wood cutting to make charcoal, transporting charcoal, hauling ore, limestone, and pig iron, and raising food for the.

The huge stone supports above the arches, that hold up the furnace, are all cracked or broken. Eagle Furnace was constructed in by Curll, Kribbs and Company. According to "A Guide To The Old Stone Blast Furnaces Of Western Pennsylvania", It was a cold blast charcoal furnace with one tuyere and an 8 foot bosh.

1n Kribbs and Reynolds. Washington Furnace Special Sources: A Guide to the Old Stone Blast Furnaces of Western Pennsylvania, Myron B. Sharp and William H. Thomas (s&t) Gilbert Flint, Laughlintown, PA Jack Thorne, Laughlintown, PA.

Blast furnaces are similar to furnaces, but can smelt only ore blocks and tools/armor made of iron, gold or ng equipment yields one iron or gold nugget from their respective materials. Once an item and a fuel are placed into the blast furnace, the block state changes to lit and the item is smelted twice as fast as a regular furnace.

Fuel is also used at double the rate of. Another great site listing many Pennsylvania Iron Furnaces is "Iron Furnace Source Book Index", listed under my links page. The Washlaski's have done an admirable job creating and maintaining this site - chock full of information on Pennsylvania Furnaces.

A 3-mile in and out hike on good trails over moderate terrain in the woods of Venango County, Pennsylvania to view the stack of an old stone charcoal iron furnace on .Iron Furnaces in Pennsylvania. likes 2 talking about this. Stone blast furnaces in Pennsylvania. The furnaces are between the tennis court and the ball field, back in the woods and against the hillside.

You can turn into the parking lot of a shirt factory just beyond the ball park and drive around to the location of the furnaces. The West furnace GPS Coordinates are 40º 59,'N - 79º 'W.

30 feet below the furnace.