Chains and Chainmaking

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Chains and Chainmaking

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Author :   Charles Fogg
Publisher :   Shire Publications
Published :   25/04/2008
ISBN :   9780852635612
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   32
Size (mm) :   213x150
Weight (g) :   96

The area of England known as the Black Country has a rich heritage in the chain trade due to its plentiful resources of coal and iron. In the nineteenth century thousands of tons of chain were hand-made here each week. This book explores the long history... Read more
The area of England known as the Black Country has a rich heritage in the chain trade due to its plentiful resources of coal and iron. In the nineteenth century thousands of tons of chain were hand-made here each week. This book explores the long history and gruelling methods of chain production.