Friday, April 22, 2005

SAVE THE IRON FURNACE

THE PURPOSE OF THIS FOUNDATION IS TO GATHER SUPPORT AND RAISE FUNDS TO PROMOTE PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION OF THE STONE BLAST IRON FURNACE. ALTHOUGH IT IS BASED IN PENNSYLVANIA WE HOPE THIS WILL GROW INTO A 50 STATE PARTICIPATION.THE STONE BLAST BLAST IRON FURNACE PLAYED A MAJOR ROLE IN THE CREATING WHAT IS NOW THE MODERN STEEL INDUSTRY. IT IS TOO LATE FOR MANY OF THE FURNACES,DUE TO URBAN GROWTH OR JUST PLAIN INGNORANCE.BUT,WITH A MAJOR EFFORT THE REMAINING FURNACES CAN BE SAVED AND PRESERVED.WE INVITE COMMENTS AND PARTICIPATION FROM ALL INTERESTED PARTIES.