The Birth of a Rail Tour

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Prince of Wales Dock.

The Prince of Wales Dock

Unloading Hematite Ore.s)

Unloading Hematite Ore

the ore yard contained many different grades of iron ore

The Ore Yard

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Derwent Blast Furnaces

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Lancing the Tap Hole

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Casting the Pig Iron

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The Mixer

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The blow begins

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The blow

Re-carburising

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Teeming Slag

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Ingot teeming

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Stripping

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Soaking Pits

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Cogging

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Rolling

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Hot saw

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Cooling banks

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Loewy rail straightener

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Drilling and Ending

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The Railbank

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Despatch

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