Vanishing ironworks of the Ramapos : the story of the forges, furnaces, and mines of the New Jersey-New York border area (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Vanishing ironworks of the Ramapos : the story of the forges, furnaces, and mines of the New Jersey-New York border area

Author: James M Ransom
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Fall Creek Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of early iron mining and manufacturing, and what remains to be seen today, in the hills that cross the northeastern border of New Jersey into New York.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Ransom
ISBN: 9780801477249 0801477247
OCLC Number: 1062096212
Notes: Originally published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1966.
Description: xv, 382 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: IntroductionI. FORGES AND FURNACES IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEYPeter Hasenclever and the American Company - Ringwood Ironworks - Charlotteburg Ironworks - Long Pond Ironworks - Bloomingdale Furnace - Bloomingdale Forge - Clinton Furnace - Freedom Furnace and Forge - Pompton Ironworks - Wawayanda FurnaceII. FORGES AND FURNACES IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORKAugusta Works - Cedar Ponds Furnace - Dater's Works - Forest of Dean Furnace - Greenwood Furnace - Monroe Works - Noble Furnace - Queensboro Furnace Ramapo Works - Southfield Ironworks - Sterling Ironworks - John Suffern and His Ironworks - Woodbury FurnaceIII. THE MINESTHE MINESTHE MINERSGREENWOOD GROUP OF MINES: Boston - Bradley - Bullclove - Cunningham - Forshee - Garfield - Greenwood - Hogencamp - O'Neill - Pine Swamp - SurebridgeHUDSON HIGHLANDS GROUP OF MINES: Cornell- Copperas - Cranberry - Doodletown - Forest of Dean - Fort Montgomery - Hasenclever - Herbert - Kingsley Farm - Kronkite's - Meeks - Round Pond - Queensboro Rattlesnake - Smitlr - Wetlrerby - ZintRINGWOOD AREA MINES: Blue - Bush - Cannon - Cooper - Hard - Hewitt - Hope - Keeler - Miller - Mule - New Miller - Paterson - Peters - St. George - Snyder - Wood or NewSTERLING GROUP OF MINES: Antone - Augusta - Bering - Brennan - California - Cook - Crawford - Crossway - Lake - Long - Morehead - Mountain - Patterson - Redback - Scott - Smitlr - Steele - Sterling - Summit - Tip-Top - WhiteheadWHYNOCKIE AREA MINES: Beam - Blue - Board - Brown - Butler - Kanouse - Monks - Roomy - Tellington - Vreeland FarmIV. CHAINS ACROSS THE HUDSONV. THE CANNON BALL ROADNotesGlossaryBibliographyManuscriptsIndex
Responsibility: James M. Ransom.

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"During his twenty-five years of research on his subject, James M. Ransom uncovered unknown facts, filled in gaps, and corrected mistakes; Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos challenges former popular Read more...

 
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