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Vanishing ironworks of the Ramapos

James M. Ransom

Vanishing ironworks of the Ramapos

the story of the forges, furnaces and mines of the New Jersey - New York border area

by James M. Ransom

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James M. Ransom.
The Physical Object
Pagination382p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18283430M

  SB34, I see that you are from central NJ. You should try to get hold of a book called "Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos" by James Ransom. Most of these books are in non-circulating reference collections of NJ libraries. This is IMHO the best reference on colonial ironworks in northern NJ ever. Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos: The Story of the Forges, Furnaces, and Mines of the New Jersey-New York Border Area by James M. Ransom (pp. ) Review by: Allen S. Marber DOI: /

book reviews Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos: The Story of the Forges, Furnaces, and Mines of the New Jersey—New York Border Area by James M. Ransom Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos: The Story of the Forges, Furnaces, and Mines of the New Jersey—New York Border Area by James M. Ransom (pp. ). Show your Ramapo College pride all year long with our authentic assortment of collegiate apparel – including Ramapo College t-shirts, sweatshirts, gifts, hats and more. With sizes available for men and women, the whole family can cheer on Ramapo College in style in fan gear, every season. We’ve got Ramapo College gift ideas covered, with.

  Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos: The Story of the Forges, Furnaces, and Mines of the New Jersey – New York Border Area. New Brunswick: Rutgers, Pages , Greenwood No. 2 furnace, which opened in , is also called the Clove Furnace. [4] Ransom, Vanishing Ironworks, Pages [5] Ransom, Vanishing Ironworks, Pages The Southfield Furnace Ruin in Southfields, New York, was a longtime smelting site for iron ore mined from nearby veins in what is now Sterling Forest State is located on the north side of Orange County Ro miles northwest of the junction with New York State Route It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 2, for its significance Coordinates: 41°15′14″N 74°10′57″W / .


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New Brunswick, []. xv, p. Illus. Cloth. Tape stains on endpapers. A fine study of early iron mining and manufacturing in the Ramapos and the western part of the Hudson highlands. Get this from a library. Vanishing ironworks of the Ramapos: the story of the forges, furnaces, and mines of the New Jersey-New York border area.

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Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos | This is the story of early iron mining and manufacturing, and what remains to be seen today, in the hills that cross the northeastern border of New Jersey into New York.

Centrally located in the Colonies, New Jersey was in an especially advantageous position: its waterways provided power and excellent transportation and its dense forests. Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos.

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A fascinating look at the history of iron making and ironworks in the Ramapos and the western part of the Hudson Highlands during the end of the Colonial Era and throughout the Revolutionary and Civil Rating: % positive. (Ransom, J.M. Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos.

Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey. ) Also included in his achievements is the construction of an ' long dam across the northern outlet of Tuxedo Lake (New York) in This forced the water to flow south to Ringwood along what is believed to be the first canal.

Works Cited and Acknowledgements. My hearty thanks go out to all who have helped with the creation of the Wanaque Area Local History Archive. To Sam DeBenedetto whose collection of historical photographs, realia, and knowledge served as an inspiration to begin this project, and whose contribution of materials contributed greatly to the display.

For more information on the history of Long Pond and iron mines and furnaces in this region, I highly recommend James M. Ransom’s book “Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos: the Story of the Forges, Furnaces, and Mines of the New Jersey-New York Border Area.” It is held by a number of local libraries.

Zhanna. [12]James M. Ransom, Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos: The Story of the Forges, Furnaces, and Mines of the New Jersey-New York Border Area (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, ), Author: Charles Dewey. The Knouse Mine had four shafts operating between and Byit had produced 2, tons of ore.

The two main shafts were 1, feet apart and feet deep. In it was de-watered but it was not worked again.(Excerpted from: Ransom, James Maxwell. Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos.

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. "Southfield Furnace", painting by Raphael Hoyle. A mailing list I belong to received this query: "I am seeking information on a painting of Southfield Furnace that was reproduced James Maxwell Ransom's, _Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos_, in (Rutgers University Press).I have both "Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos" and the "History of the th NYVI", the later which shows all unit associations by time frames during the Civil War.

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Ransom; Listening To The Sun (Ramapo Companions Book 2) - Feb 2, by Gil Roscoe.