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Pennsylvania Furnace Sign Back of Sign
Star Furnace Sign Back of Sign

Description

Pennsylvania Furnace is no longer in existence. The pictures indicate a state historical marker noting the location of the furnace.

First Visited: 1Q 2003

History

Start of Operation: 1845 (1844 per Lesley)

Blowout: ?

Daily Tonnage: 2,200 tons per year - about 8 tons per day on a 9 month production window

Built By: George and Samuel Wurts

Stack: 38 feet w/10-1/4 foot bosh (Lesley reports 35 feet w/11 foot bosh)

Blast: Hot

Type: Charcoal

Per J.P. Lesley,


Directions

The sign is located at the intersection of Routes 207 and Route 1.

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