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

Description

Star 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: 1848

Blowout: 1874

Daily Tonnage: 2,000 tons per year - about 7.5 tons per day on a 9 month production window

Built By: A. McCullough and the Lampton Brothers

Stack: 36 feet w/11-1/2 foot bosh

Blast: Hot

Type: Coal

Per J.P. Lesley,


Directions

The sign is located on Route 60, two miles west of the Boyd County line.

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