Steel & Iron!!!

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    First Attempt at Smelting Iron and Steel

    In 1848 iron and steel was attempted to be smelted. Due to not being economical the plant closed by 1877.
  • Another Smelting Attempt

    In Victoria, during 1873 the Victoria Iron Company.In 1874 the copany was renamed as Lal Lal Iron Mining Co. Ltd.
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    Blast Furnace

    The balst furnace was operated from 1875 right through to the 1800s; even though it was not economic. After 5 years the product was satisfactory and created the iron locomotive wheel.