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Iconic ironmaking furnace stacks of stone

The following list and accompanying photographs identify those iconic ironmaking blast furnace stacks that remain standing in the United States. Most of these monumental structures were built between the 1770s and 1880s. The quality of their construction (mostly with a … Continue reading

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Stacking up the world’s tallest smokestacks

Below is a list of the tallest smokestacks in the world as indicated on wikipedia.org. The two charts show those that are 1,000 feet or greater in height. Twenty-two of these monoliths can be found in the United States, particularly … Continue reading

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