American Iron and Steel Institute. Public Relations Department American Iron and Steel Institute (originator), Scientific American (publisher)
American Steel and Wire Company (Donora Works (Donora, Pa.). Barbed wire machine in operation. Barbs are wrapped around the two support strands and cut to length and shape before the support strands are twisted.
The days of the wood fencing will soon be with the past. Iron and steel are rapidly superseding it. The old fashioned Virginia rail, board, and even the solid wall fence, are giving way rapidly to the fences of the future, those made from barb wire, or woven network wire.' -- T.p.