The Trickster Prince

Matt Houlbrook: mobile historian; beard growing, head shaving; occasional cycling.

Blast furnaces at the Acklam Ironworks, Middlesborough (1924)

Blast furnaces at the Acklam Ironworks, Middlesborough (1924)

The blast furnaces at the Acklam Ironworks in Middlesborough, photographed in 1924.

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2 comments on “Blast furnaces at the Acklam Ironworks, Middlesborough (1924)

  1. benjaminthomaswhite
    January 16, 2014

    Have you ever seen Bernd and Hilla Becher’s photos of blast furnaces, Matt? Their favourite type of industrial installation to photograph, if I remember rightly, because every one is different. Some are visible here:
    http://c4gallery.com/artist/database/bernd-hilla-becher/becher-blast-furnaces.html

  2. The Trickster Prince
    January 17, 2014

    No I hadn’t: thanks Ben! Some great images there. This is a view from my youth: http://legacymedia.localworld.co.uk/275792/Article/images/13638692/3273263.png

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