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By Joseph H. Woodward II, James R. Bennett

The normal resource on the entire furnaces that made Alabama across the world major within the iron and metal industry.This paintings is the 1st and continues to be the one resource of knowledge on all blast furnaces equipped and operated in Alabama, from the 1st identified charcoal furnace of 1815 (Cedar Creek Furnace in Franklin County) to the coke-fired giants outfitted sooner than the onset of the good melancholy. Woodward surveys the iron from the early, small neighborhood marketplace furnaces throughout the upward push of the iron in aid of the accomplice warfare attempt, to the enormous the world over vital that built within the Eighteen Nineties. the majority of the ebook comprises person illustrated histories of all blast furnaces ever built and operated within the nation? furnaces that went into construction and 4 that have been outfitted yet by no means went into blast. Written to supply a checklist of each blast furnace inbuilt Alabama from 1815 to 1940, this publication used to be greatly acclaimed and at the present time is still essentially the most quoted references at the iron and metal undefined.

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Ll in p:'! I , ('Q I. t _ _ _ _ _ _ f. Reproduclion of adverlisemenl published in Jacksonville Republican in 1855 olfering a wide variety of castings made at Cane Creek Furnace in Calhoun Counly and seeking workmen. endent of Pennsylvania iron-masters who had cast cannon for the Continental Army during the American Revolution, built the second blast furnace in the State of Alabama. Jacob Stroup is credited also with having built the first iron works of both South Carolina and Georgia. Some time prior to the election of William Henry Harrison in November 1840, as President of the United States, Stroup blew in his little stone furnace, using charcoal as fuel from nearby forests and ore from adjacent deposits.

There for a time he engaged in the iron business with a kinsman by marriage, Anthony Wayne Van Lier, then again moved South. The exact date on which Heslip blew in his furnace is unknown, but one of Heslip's children was born at the Cedar Creek Iron Works in 1815 and is thus recorded in the family Bible. 00 an acre. The little stone furnace was built about 5 miles west of what is now Russellville in the Chickasaw Cession of the Mississippi Territory, now Franklin County, Ala. The plant, of necessity, had to be as nearly selfsupporting as possible and consisted of a forge, saw-mill and grist-mill.

Optimism rose to high levels, and presently the great Alabama "Iron Boom" was in progress. Between 1886 and 1890 twenty-seven blast furnaces were built in Alabama. Glowing reports induced the flow of capital from all sections of the country. New towns came into being; old towns assumed boom proportions. - ALABAMA BLAST FURNACES became the order of the day. Railroads furthered the fantastic scheme. Not only did they contribute to furnace projects, they often fostered them by guaranteeing cheap rates to Northern markets.

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