The furnaces, Carron Iron Works

Maker
Unknown
Production date
(Early 20th Century)
Description
The base of two cupolas can be seen. Molten iron is being tapped from one furnace and is pouring into beds prepared in moulding sand. The men are using long handled tools to direct the flow. Someone in a homburg hat is observing. Large pipes can be seen attached to the furnace.
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Department
Maker
Production date
(Early 20th Century)
Subject person
Subject notes
The pipes are called tuyeres and they introduced a blast of air into the mixture in the furnace.
Accession number
P03549

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