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By Stanley Henderson,K.E. Royall

in the course of the moment half the 19th century, Barrow-in-Furness turned a pioneer in iron and metal construction. It went directly to develop astronomically – possessing collieries in 3 counties and ore mines in – and have become the biggest built-in steelworks in north Lancashire and Cumberland and, at one time,

the greatest steelworks on the planet. Its good fortune used to be due, partially, to having the status of 3 dukes as administrators, in addition to to being in simple terms 2 miles clear of one of many greatest and richest iron ore mines within the country.

Written by means of former staff of the works, Barrow Steelworks chronicles the company’s earlier from the early empire throughout the inter-war and post-war years, the advance of constant casting within the Fifties, which revolutionised steelmaking, and, ultimately, the struggles and supreme dying from the Nineteen Sixties onwards of this as soon as favourite industry.

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