Industrial Biography: Iron Workers and Tool Makers by Samuel Smiles

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Author Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904
Title Industrial Biography: Iron Workers and Tool Makers
Contents Iron and civilization -- Beginnings of the iron manufacturer in Britain -- Iron-smelting by pit-coal; Dud Dudley -- Andrew Yarranton -- Coalbrookdale Iron-works; The Darbys and Reynoldses -- Invention of cast-steel; Benjamin Huntsman -- The inventions of Henry Cort -- The Scotch iron manufacture; Dr. Roebuck; David Mushet -- Invention of the hot-blast; James Beaumont Neilson -- Mechanical inventions and inventors -- Joseph Bramah -- Henry Maudslay -- Joseph Clement -- Fox of Derby; Murray of Leeds; Roberts and Whitworth of Manchester -- James Nasmyth -- William Fairbairn.
Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Industrial arts -- Biography
Subject Iron industry and trade -- Great Britain -- Biography
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EBook-No. 404
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 1, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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