Ore Roaster Diagram

Title

Ore Roaster Diagram

Subject

Technology

Description

An 1895 sketch of an ore roaster arranged for filling directly from railroad cars as part of iron-smelting cold blast furnaces' technique in roasting off many excess sulfurous compounds in the iron ore.

Date

1895

Bibliographic Citation

Birkinbine, John. “The Manufacture of Pig Iron in Pennsylvania.” Annual Report of the Secretary of Internal Affairs of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Part III, Industrial Statistics, Vol. XXII, Document 10. (1895): http://digitalcollections.powerlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/pcalo-ishc/id/51468.

Citation

“Ore Roaster Diagram,” Cumberland Valley Railroad Museum Collections, accessed August 14, 2022, https://cvrmcollections.omeka.net/items/show/52.