Overman, Frederick. The Manufacture of Iron in All Its Various Branches. Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird,, 1854.

A detailed, technical examination of the technology, iron ores and fuel sources used in the national iron industry circa 1850, by a mining engineer; offers a contemporary perspective that is quite different from later histories of the industry.

Citation Type: Book

Referenced in:
The Pennsylvania Iron Industry: Furnace and Forge of America
Robesonia Furnace

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