My first job was on the high-line tracks where iron ore and other steel-making materials were delivered by train to the open hearth furnaces. During lunch, I'd watch my co-workers tap the furnaces .
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Title High Line Railroad, From Red Mountain to Fairfield Works, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL Contributor Names Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Blast furnace no. 1 Ore bridges No. 4 turnout Begin 4% grade Blower house 22" radius18" Open hearth Stockyard Ingot stripper Mixer Elevated high-line trestle Blast furnace no. 2 Blooming mill Customized cast house Rolling mill Slag dump 18" radius 18" radius Coke hoppers wait in a yard in front of the blast furnaces at Detroit Steel. FIRST ...
Blast furnace gas was used at both sites to power electrical generators, and further energy recovery from the residual hot gas obtained from water tube boilers heated by the gas, or for heating in the steel works. Both works contained similar melting shops – the Appleby works had five tilting furnaces (open hearth) of 250- or 300-ton capacity.
OPEN-HEARTH FURNACE AND METHOD OF - OPERATING THE SAME Robert B. Sosman, Westfield, N. J., assignor to United corporation States of Steel Delaware Corporation of Delaware, a Application June 6, 1947, Serial No. 753,102 - 1 This invention relates to improvements in basic open hearth furnaces composed of basic brick
November "Slag runoff from one of the open-hearth furnaces at Republic Steel in Youngstown, Ohio. Slag is drawn off the furnace just before the molten steel is poured into ladles for ingotting. Cindi Osborne. ... Steel Mill High Line Milling Pipes Roots. Blast Furnace High Line Crew, Steubenville, OH. Travis Dewitz.
The 5 open hearth furnaces are the 5 tall thin stacks attached to the large building in left center and spaced wider than any of the others. Since this is well before any environmental emission regulations, I would expect the open hearth stacks to be spewing smoke.
Its blast furnaces, open hearth ovens, and mills provide pig iron and steel for many of the Company's operations. Its products are also sold to their iron and steel users. Wisconsin Steel occupies about 202 acres of land, has its own slips and docks for incoming raw materials, and employs about 5,000 people.
The Marktown Historic District East Chicago, Indiana presented by the Marktown Preservation Society ... At one time four separate Open Hearth Furnace Operations were fully functioning at Indiana Harbor. With the construction ... To the right of the Blast Furnace is the High Line and one of …
Open hearth process. The open hearth process is a batch process and a batch is called a "heat". The furnace is first inspected for possible damage. Once it is ready or repaired, it is charged with light scrap, such as sheet metal, shredded vehicles or waste metal.
Stewarts and Lloyds Brochure. Good overhead view of the "High Line" showing bottom part of the skip hoist in the right background. In the far background the extension to the General Office and the covered waiting area for the workers on pay-day next to the ground floor Wages Office is clearly visible.
Kahlon added that cold repairs to the two-bath steelmaking vessel in the open-hearth plant and repairs to the return-stream apron conveyor number one in the sinter shop number one, also started in April. The blast furnace repair started with the skull breaking process.
Feb 12, 2016· This is an excellent view of the USS South Works main blast furnace area, ore bins, high-line, and powerhouse (upper left.) The view looks southeast towards Indiana. Some of the blast furnaces pictured here were operational until the early 1980's. EJ&E RY PHOTO Dennis DeBruler Two big blast furnaces, two smaller ones, and maybe a fifth one.
The furnace itself is made of highly refractory materials such as magnesite bricks for the hearths and roofs. Capacities of open-hearth furnaces are as high as 600 tons, and they are usually installed in groups, so that the massive auxiliary equipment needed to charge the furnaces and handle the liquid steel can be efficiently employed.
Blast Furnace High Line Crew, Steubenville, OH. What others are saying "Industry is the Currency: The value of metal skyrocketed when Haven was founded, and some of the most respected and wealthy Citizens work in the Forges and Fabrication Centers, where metal or is purified and utilized."
An open-hearth furnace is a symmetrical unit: its right and left sides are identical in construction, relative to the vertical axis. Fuel and air for combustion enter the melting chamber alternately from the right and left sides.
Project Scope. Graycor Industrial completed high line trestle work at USX Corporation in Gary, Indiana. The high line is comprised of four sets of railroad tracks that distribute raw materials, such as coke and ore, to four blast furnaces in the mill.
Top photo, is the Open Hearth Furnace, the trestle work ( above the 45 ton diesel switcher) is part of the high line to the Blast Furnace. The photo below is of the Blast Furnace, the Blower House-Power House is to the left.
Worker Tommy Hughs pours huge ladle of hot iron from the blast furnace into the open hearth furnace. Foremen Billy Reilly and John Strouse confer. John's son, Ed Strouse, seen as a high school football player on the bench during a game.
TCI researches and develops steel production using Birmingham District iron ore, which is high in phosphorous. 10 open hearth furnaces completed at Ensley -- first 100 ton per day steel production achieved December 1, 1899 -- facilities are second largest in US: 1900
Manipulating near-molten iron and slag sponge in furnace at puddling mill, Bethlehem Steel Company Date(s) ... Transfer car on blast furnace high line, Inland Steel Company (Chicago, Illinois) Date(s) ... Open hearth explosive charge or torpedo, Indiana Harbor Works, Inland Steel Company (East Chicago, Ind.) ...
Picture of the Ore Bridge and High Line. ... Union RR #17 getting ready to pull the sub out from the Blast Furnace. It will be heading over to the Open Hearh. Blast Furnace is tapped and directed into hot metal sub . Scratch built Coke Pusher ... Tank car loader and byproducts are in the foreground and the Open Hearth in background. The Steel ...
open hearth area High line to blast furnace Hot metal loading Blast furnace Coke plant Quench tower Coal dumper 1" 3" 2"
hand at the game wait by the open hearth for the hot metal coming to the mixer, ready to direct the firing charge into the blazing furnace oe. this sceneeauty of never fails to grip the thousands that visit the plants. years ago the making of steel with the experienced guesswork of experienced old-timers.
Photo, Print, Drawing Tennessee Coal & Iron Company, Ensley Works, Open Hearth Furnace (Ruins), West of Ensley commercial & residential districts, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL Enlarge View 5 images in sequence.
an extended ore field with a coninion high line can serve the sinter plant and both furnaces. Some of the principal furnace dinlensions are given in - Table 1. - TABLE I Principal Furnace Dimensions I. Hearth diameter 2. Hearth area 3. Working vol'ume 4. Working volume to hearth area 5. Bosh diameter 6. Largest diameter in stack 7.