Iron & Steel Town: An Industrial History of Rotherham Anthony Peter Munford

ISBN: 9780750930376

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Iron & Steel Town: An Industrial History of Rotherham  by  Anthony Peter Munford

Iron & Steel Town: An Industrial History of Rotherham by Anthony Peter Munford
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From the Battle of Trafalgar to the bridges of London, and from St Pauls Cathedral to the Great Eastern steam ship, the influence of Rotherhams great industries has been felt far beyond the boundaries of Yorkshire. The great furnaces and mills madeMoreFrom the Battle of Trafalgar to the bridges of London, and from St Pauls Cathedral to the Great Eastern steam ship, the influence of Rotherhams great industries has been felt far beyond the boundaries of Yorkshire.

The great furnaces and mills made the cannon that armed Nelsons HMS Victory at Trafalgar, the castings that bridged rivers as far apart as London and Jamaica, the steel straps that were installed to stop the dome of St Pauls from falling apart, the valves used in the Mulberry harbours that made D-Day possible and the plates that clad Isambard Kingdom Brunels Great Eastern.

Rotherham-made pipes helped bring fresh water supplies to Hong Kong. The towns factories made everything from brakes for World War II bombers to fireplaces for great houses like Wentworth Woodhouse.



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