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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Ruins of Eagle Furnace (Curtin, Pa.)
American Iron and Steel Institute photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1986.268)
Series II, Box 20, Folder 170
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, American Iron and Steel Institute photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1986.268), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1 photographic print : b&w
Built in 1817, and operated by four generations of the Curtin family.
Still in blast in 1921; the last cold blast charcoal iron furnace to operate in Pennsylvania.
Note charging door at top of furnace. Cold blast was powered by a water wheel adjacent to the furnace.
Blast furnacesWater-wheelsHistoric industrial sites
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Keller, Albert T.