Blast furnace demolition at Shelton Bar steelworks

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Date:1950 - 1970 (c.)

Description:This picture shows the blast furnaces at Shelton Bar Steelworks in Stoke-on-Trent being demolished. Steel production at Shelton Bar ended in 1978 but the processing of existing steel continued in the rolling mills until the 27th April 2002 when the plant finally shut down.
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Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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