The History Of Joanna Furnace, 1791-1999 by Suzanne Fellman Jacob 0000-00-00 00:00:00

Find Deals & PDF download The History Of Joanna Furnace, 1791-1999

by Suzanne Fellman Jacob
Book Views: 3
The History Of Joanna Furnace, 1791-1999 by Suzanne Fellman Jacob
Author
Suzanne Fellman Jacob
Publisher
Date of release
Pages
0
ISBN
9781883294892
Binding
Illustrations
Format
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC
Rating
4
68
Verified safe to download
See available formats

Book review

Nestled in an area rich with iron ore, abundant woodland for charcoal, limestone, and waterways to provide power, lies Joanna Furnace -- a historic remnant of Berks County's thriving early iron industry. Unlike today's corporations with their large buildings and complex hierarchies, the 19th century iron industry at Joanna Furnace was the product of rugged individualism. From the semi-wilderness of Robeson Township, in 1791, Joanna Furnace was started by Samuel Potts, Thomas Rutter III, Thomas May and Thomas Bull. The furnace was named in honor of Pott's wife Joanna Holland Potts. Joanna's owners included Thomas Bull, Thomas May, Samuel Potts, Thomas Rutter III, John Smith, Thomas Bull Smith, Levi Bull Smith, William Darling and L. Heber Smith. The furnace "blew out" in 1898, after L. Heber Smith's death. Joanna was a cold blast, single stack, charcoal iron furnace most of her life. Water powered until the mid 1850's, Joanna used steam power after that. Under the guidance of the ironmaster (after 1800, one of the Smith family) and founder/keeper (or manager), guttermen, fillers, and potters worked in twelve hour shifts tapping the iron twice daily. The average blast was one year, but some blasts lasted two or three years. During a blast, the fillers and guttermen worked every day of the month, including Christmas and New Year's Day. Woodcutters, colliers (charcoal makers) and teamsters added to Joanna Furnace long and productive life. The Charcoal Barn was rebuilt, after an 1856 . . .

Find & Download Book — The History Of Joanna Furnace, 1791-1999

Click one of share button to proceed download:
Choose server for download:
The History Of Joanna Furnace, 1791-1999
10 mb
3 min
PDF
The History Of Joanna Furnace, 1791-1999
5 mb
1 min
ePub
The History Of Joanna Furnace, 1791-1999
10 mb
2 min
TXT
The History Of Joanna Furnace, 1791-1999
4 mb
5 min
MOBI
Get It!
If not downloading or you getting an error:
  • Try another server.
  • Try to reload page — press F5 on keyboard.
  • Clear browser cache.
  • Clear browser cookies.
  • Try other browser.
  • If you still getting an error — please contact us and we will fix this error ASAP.
Sorry for inconvenience!
For authors or copyright holders
Amazon Affiliate

Go to Removal form

Leave a comment

Readers reviews