SD7108 : Thomas Walmsley, Atlas Forge

taken 37 years ago, near to Bolton, Great Britain

Thomas Walmsley, Atlas Forge
Thomas Walmsley, Atlas Forge
The last commercial forge to roll wrought iron. This photograph was taken during a tea break. Note the cooling water spray. The rolls were two-high, non-reversing stands driven by a 1921 steam engine.
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Tuesday, 2 February, 1982   (more nearby)
Friday, 14 November, 2008
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