Forge

Forge.
Shown here is the stone forge where iron was heated. The small alcove held the slack tub where hot iron was quenched. The large hole to the right of the forge held the anvil stump. The forge floor, blackened by slag, scale, coal and charcoal, shows clearly.

Reproduced by permission of the Colony of Avalon Foundation, Ferryland, Newfoundland, © 2001.

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