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Casting arch, Cornwall Iron Furnace, Cornwall, PA, circa 1910.
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Casting arch-Cornwall furnace

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives

As was typical in Pennsylvania iron furnaces, at Cornwall molten iron flowed through a hole in the square at the bottom center of the casting arch, then ran into sand molds through a trough dug into the dirt floor in front of the casting arch.

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