Lonaconing, Allegany County, Maryland History Exhibit Information -- Visitor and Tourist Attractions --Tourist and Visitor Information
Iron Furnace
Main Street
Lonaconing, Maryland

Structure and History

Page in progress - - - - - - - - -

Extracting iron from its ore - iron ore, carbon source, limestone, process

From charcoal to coal to coke - cost and methods

Development history -- first attempts; first commercial success, why it worked.

The builders

Building the furnace

Mining and operation an d marketing

PUBLISHER'S NOTE: This information is published as a public service and is acquired from many sources -- accuracy cannot be guaranteed; please use all Internet-derived information with caution.
copyright 2018 - RK&A, Lonaconing, Maryland - rka@midatlantic.cc