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..."famous iron furnace, erected, 1848, by R. M. Biggs and others. Operated 37 years, averaging 15 tons pig iron daily which was hauled by ox teams to Ohio River for shipment. Iron produced here was used for rails, plows, cannon, machines.
Industry declined as limestone, charcoal, and ore supplies ran out. Last blast here occurred in 1885."

1987 Photos.
Mount Savage Furnace,west on Co. road Mount Savage Furnace, south face Mount Savage Furnace, from N.W. slope of hill
Mount Savage Furnace, north face Mount Savage Furnace, looking north Mount Savage Furnace, west face looking east
Mount Savage Furnace, detail of arch Boone Furnace

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