Excerpt From Directory To The Iron And Steel Works Of The United States, 1886 Embracing The Blast Furnaces, Rolling Mills, Steel Works, Forges, And Bloomaries In Every State And Territory Also, Lists Of Wire Mills, Wire Nail Works, Car Axle Works, Car Wheel Works, Carbuilders, Locomotive Works, Wrought Iron Pipe WorksThe Number Of Completed Rolling Mills And Steel Works Described In The Directory For 1884 Was 434, With 4 Building, But In The Edition For 1886 Only 423 Are Described, With 13 Building The Slightly Decreased Number Of Rolling Mills And Steel Works In 1886, Notwithstanding The Great Increase Since 1884 In The Erection Of Steel Plants, Is Accounted For Partly By The Fact That A Number Of Rolling Mills Which Were Built To Roll Iron Rails Have Been Wholly Abandoned, And Partly By The Fact That The Increasing Use Of Steel Tends To Diminish The Demand For The Products Of Iron Rolling Mills These In Uences Are Made Very Appar Ent In The Figures Which Relate To Puddling And Heating Furnaces In The Edition For 1884 The Number Of Puddling Furnaces Recorded Was And Of Heating Furnaces, In The Present Edition The Num Ber Of Puddling Furnaces Recorded Is And Of Heating Furnaces, The Number Of Trains Of Rolls Has Also Decreased, The Number In The Edition For 1884 Being And In The Present Edition, With The Advance Of Steel The Puddling Furnace Is Less And Less Used, While Fewer Heating Furnaces And Trains Of Rolls Are Needed.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Directory to the Iron and Steel Works of the United States, 1886
- American Iron and Steel Association
- 20 September 2019 American Iron and Steel Association