Location of an old established iron and steel works
1826 Aaron Manby purchased the ironworks and reorganized them
1833/7 The Schneider Brothers took over the ironworks
1868 Blast engines at Creusot (four engines) described and illustrated . Blowing cylinder 2.75m dia, stroke 2.00m, 15 rpm, 175 HP.
1877 'The bursting of the steam cylinder of the engine driving the rolls in a plate mill at Creusot has resulted in laying the mill idle for nearly a month.'
Sources of Information
- The Practical Mechanic's Journal, 1 May 1868
-  The Engineer, 14 Sept 1877. Brief mention only, as reproduced above
- The Engineer 1920/09/17Supp