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The Chester Furnace

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Title

The Chester Furnace

Description

The Chester Furnace was the centerpiece of the iron mining industry in the area. Unlike other area furnaces, The Chester Furnace was state of the art. While other furnaces relied on charcoal, The Chester Furnace relied upon anthracite fuel, which burned hotter and for longer durations.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Courtesy of the Chester Historical Society

Publisher

Kyle Gaffney

Date

c.1880

Contributor

Courtesy of the Chester Historical Society

Rights

The Chester Historical Society

Format

JPEG

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1880