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Lincoln Furnace - Jackson County, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker
N 39° 07.648 W 082° 27.167
17S E 374424 N 4331926
Quick Description: Lincoln Furnace, located just off Route 32 in Jackson County, Ohio
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2011 6:02:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMCNA0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 11

Long Description:
The Lincoln Furnace was basically built in a seam within the side outcropping of a stone wall hillside. Nearby Raccoon Creek may have supplied power for the bellows. There is no evidence of other structures other than the furnace itself.

The furnace is in fair condition considering the nature of its construction. The site is little more than a crack in the hillside - it is unknown how big the stack was, or if they merely loaded from the top of the hillside.

Start of Operation:c1855; Blowout:1885.
Website: [Web Link]

Dates of Operation: Not listed

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