Blists Hill's blast furnaces
The Blists Hill blast furnaces replaced the riverside Bedlam furnaces - where Darby's Iron Bridge was cast. The three furnaces were supplied by canal: raw materials arrived by boat, while pig iron produced on site was also transported by canal.
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last updated: 30/05/2008 at 15:02
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