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Marker Details

Title, side A
The Hanging Rock Iron Region
Title, side B
The Blast Furnaces of Lawrence County
Address
Corner of 5th St and Park Avenue
Ironton, 45638
Location
Courthouse lawn - Location of Mt. Olive Furnace is 38.76207, -82.62985 - NW corner of Ohio 93 and Co
Latitude
38.535480
Longitude
-82.683560

Picture Details

Title
Hecla Furnace
Caption
Reproduction of a photograph depicting the first Hecla Furnace including the cast house, stack bridge loft, stock shed, charcoal shed, roads and shops. The original photograph was taken between 1865 and 1877. Wilbur Stout, former chemist at the Columbus Iron and Steel Company and Ohio's state geologist, researched and collected photographs of blast furnaces in Ohio. He received this photograph from Fred G. Leete of Ironton, Ohio (AL00804).