Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,723 pages of information and 235,473 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Derwent Steel and Iron Works

From Graces Guide

of Workington

1882 Charles Cammell and Co acquired the Dronfield Steel Works and the Workington part of the Derwent Iron Co and combined them to make the Derwent Steel and Iron Works at Workington, concentrating on manufacture of steel rails which could be more easily dispatched from a coastal works than one that was inland.[1] [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 02, 1885
  2. The Times, Mar 21, 1882