"Carron Works"

1. Johnstone, M & W
2. Reliable Series
Production date
Circa 1896
Postcard showing view of Carron Iron Works from the south showing the blast furnaces surrounded by chimneys and smoke. The River Carron is in the foreground. In "View Album of Falkirk and District". 2 postcards donated later : same view, minor modifications. One has Falkirk coat of arms in colour superimposed in corner; other is colour version of same image - hand coloured
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Circa 1896
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The Works had developed somewhat haphazardly since the mid 18th century. The buildings seen here were erected during a re-design and reconstruction of the Works in the late 1870s and 1880s to make production more efficient.
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