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IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRY Encyclopedia of Cleveland ...

2022-1-5  Paskoff, Paul F., ed., Iron and Steel in the Nineteenth Century, Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography. New York: Facts on File, 1989. Pendry, William R. "A History of the Cleveland District of the American Steel and Wire Co." Cleveland: American Steel Wire Co., 1937.

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INDUSTRY Encyclopedia of Cleveland History Case ...

2021-12-30  Cleveland's history from 1860-1930 was mostly a record of heavy industrialization, not commerce in agricultural products. The Civil War gave immediate impetus to Cleveland's iron industry, and by 1880 the making of iron and steel represented 20% of the value of

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U.S. STEEL CORP. Encyclopedia of Cleveland History ...

2022-1-6  The U.S. STEEL CORP., a large producer of steel and a major manufacturer of wire and wire products, had 9 divisions of its American Steel Wire subsidiary in Cleveland at one time.The Cleveland-based firms that eventually became part of U.S. Steel dated back to 1857 when DAVID AND JOHN JONES founded the Jones Co. in NEWBURGH, where they

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Encyclopedia of Cleveland History: REPUBLIC STEEL CORP.

REPUBLIC STEEL CORP. - The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. The REPUBLIC STEEL CORP., headquartered in Cleveland, was the 5th-largest steel producer in the U.S. at the time of its merger into LTV Steel in 1984.Republic was established on 8 Apr. 1930 by CYRUS EATON† and WM. G. MATHER† through an amalgamation of several steel companies. Anchored by

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CHISHOLM, HENRY Encyclopedia of Cleveland History

2021-12-24  CHISHOLM, HENRY (22 April 1822-9 May 1881), known as the "father of the Cleveland steel trade," was one of the leading iron and steel manufacturers in the United States during the nineteenth century. Henry Chisholm was born in Lochgelly, Fifeshire, Scotland, the son of Stewart Chisholm, a mining contractor, who passed away when Henry was ten years old.

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Encyclopedia of Cleveland History Case Western Reserve ...

2021-12-22  Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Campus Location: Mather House, Room 308 11201 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106 Mailing Address: 10900 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106-7107 Email: Contact the Editor. Site Feedback.

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Cleveland's steel industry reflects the nation's rise ...

2017-9-17  Cleveland's history in iron and steel is rich. According to the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History, in 1860 just 374 workers were employed in three iron mills in Cuyahoga County. Twenty years later ...

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Cleveland steel goes from prosperity to struggles to pride ...

2017-1-8  But Cleveland's history in iron and steel is rich, with the largest source of pride including companies such as ArcelorMittal Cleveland, which now may be the world's most productive steel mill.

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Ohio Steel Council

This technological advancement, combined with its coal and iron ore resources, transformed Cleveland into the third-largest iron and steel city in the country. Yet, by 1880, more significant for the state’s industrial future was the rapid growth of

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Iron and Steel - Encyclopedia of Chicago

2016-10-11  Another was the Joliet Iron and Steel Company, which employed about 1,500 men soon after it opened in 1871. By the 1880s, these three companies together accounted for nearly 30 percent of the total U.S. output of

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The Huletts Cleveland Historical

In an era of industrial expansion and technological advances, the Hulett Ore-Unloader helped Cleveland become one of the greatest steel manufacturing cities of the twentieth century. The invention, designed by George Hulett, was vital to the production and processing of iron ore into steel. In 1844, rich iron ore deposits were discovered in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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Van Dorn Iron Works Cleveland Historical

Images Van Dorn Iron Works Aerial View This artist rendering of the Van Dorn plant, reprinted in the Plain Dealer in 1972, shows its sprawling expanse along the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks in the mid 1940s. Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer Date: ca. 1945 Front of Van Dorn Iron Works Plant Pictured is the front of the Van Dorn Iron Works Company across the Nickel Plate road crossing.

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Ironstone Mining in Cleveland Co-Curate

Ironstone is rock containing iron ore. There are rich seams of ironstone in the Cleveland Hills extending out to the coast; ironstone rocks were collected from beaches on a small scale but in the mid-19th Century mining of ironstone

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Iron and Steel Industry - Encyclopedia

2018-6-8  Iron and Steel Industry. Historically, iron and steel have been the backbone of industrialization. Throughout the 1990s world steel production remained flat: at the lowest, 720 million metric tons in 1992, and at the highest, 789 million tons in 1999. In 2000 worldwide production reached 845 million tons, steadily climbing to 1 billion tons by ...

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Steel industry, history - encyclopedia article - Citizendium

2010-10-22  Ashton, T. S. Iron and Steel in the Industrial Revolution (2nd edn., 1951). Bernal, John Desmond, Science and Industry in the Nineteenth Century, Indiana University Press, 1970. Blair, Alasdair M. "The British Iron and Steel

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Iron and Steel - Encyclopedia of Chicago

2016-10-11  Another was the Joliet Iron and Steel Company, which employed about 1,500 men soon after it opened in 1871. By the 1880s, these three companies together accounted for nearly 30 percent of the total U.S. output of

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The iron and steel era – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Iron and steel steamers. As late as the 1920s shipyards were still launching commercial sailing vessels, but powered craft had been dominant for half a century. Shipbuilders in Dunedin, the 19th-century industrial and commercial heart of New Zealand, came into their own as builders of iron- and steel-hulled steamers.

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Corrosion of iron and steel - The Encyclopedia of World ...

2021-12-27  A corrosive environment of iron or steel only requires the presence of water together with either a dissolved acid gas or oxygen, or in some cases just dissolved salts (eg brine). The importance of rust is particularly evident in the automobile industry. In the UK it has been estimated that automotive rust costs some £260 million per year ...

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Great Steel Strike Encyclopedia

2021-9-22  Great Steel Strike. United States 1919-1920. Synopsis. The National Committee for Organizing Iron and Steel Workers, led by John Fitzpatrick of the Chicago Federation of Labor and a former Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organizer named William Z. Foster, began a campaign to unionize American steelworkers during World War I.Taking advantage of a

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Andrew Carnegie Biography, Company, Steel,

2021-11-21  Andrew Carnegie, (born November 25, 1835, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland—died August 11, 1919, Lenox, Massachusetts, U.S.), Scottish-born American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel

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The Huletts Cleveland Historical

In an era of industrial expansion and technological advances, the Hulett Ore-Unloader helped Cleveland become one of the greatest steel manufacturing cities of the twentieth century. The invention, designed by George Hulett, was vital to the production and processing of iron ore into steel. In 1844, rich iron ore deposits were discovered in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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Van Dorn Iron Works Cleveland Historical

Images Van Dorn Iron Works Aerial View This artist rendering of the Van Dorn plant, reprinted in the Plain Dealer in 1972, shows its sprawling expanse along the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks in the mid 1940s. Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer Date: ca. 1945 Front of Van Dorn Iron Works Plant Pictured is the front of the Van Dorn Iron Works Company across the Nickel Plate road crossing.

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Iron and Steel Industry - Encyclopedia

2018-6-8  Iron and Steel Industry. Historically, iron and steel have been the backbone of industrialization. Throughout the 1990s world steel production remained flat: at the lowest, 720 million metric tons in 1992, and at the highest, 789 million tons in 1999. In 2000 worldwide production reached 845 million tons, steadily climbing to 1 billion tons by ...

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Iron and Steel - Encyclopedia of Chicago

2016-10-11  Another was the Joliet Iron and Steel Company, which employed about 1,500 men soon after it opened in 1871. By the 1880s, these three companies together accounted for nearly 30 percent of the total U.S. output of

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e-WV Ironmaking

2010-10-26  During this same period, the Northern Panhandle emerged as the modern center of coke-based iron and steel making in West Virginia. Wheeling’s first ironworks, Top Mill, was established about 1834 by Pittsburgh iron masters. By 1860, there were at least four Wheeling ironworks that produced cut nails, a very important 19th-century commodity.

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The iron and steel era – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Iron and steel steamers. As late as the 1920s shipyards were still launching commercial sailing vessels, but powered craft had been dominant for half a century. Shipbuilders in Dunedin, the 19th-century industrial and commercial heart of New Zealand, came into their own as builders of iron- and steel-hulled steamers.

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Eureka Iron Works Detroit Historical Society

2021-12-16  An influential entity in American iron and steel production, the Eureka Iron Works operated for nearly 40 years. In 1853, Philip Thurber spent a summer vacationing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula near Marquette. He was enthralled by the recent discovery of iron ore deposits in Northern Michigan. After testing a sample of the ore, Thurber returned to Detroit and reported the

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steel industry Infoplease

2020-8-18  steel industry. steel industry, the business of processing iron ore into steel, which in its simplest form is an iron-carbon alloy, and in some cases, turning that metal into partially finished products or recycling scrap metal into steel. The steel industry grew out of the need for stronger and more easily produced metals.

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Teesside Archives The National Archives

NRA 1107 Sir William Turner's Hospital, Kirkleatham link to online catalogue. NRA 35684 Skinningrove Iron Co Ltd, iron and steel mfrs, Skinningrove link to online catalogue. NRA 18256 Stockton-on-Tees Methodist Circuit. NRA 34097 Warner Co Ltd, refined pig iron mfrs, Middlesbrough link to online catalogue.

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Dorman, Long and Co - Graces Guide

2021-6-15  Dorman, Long and Co of Middlesbrough were a major manufacturer and fabricator of steel components and structures.. The firm began as an iron and steel works manufacturing bars and angles for ships. A natural progression from

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