United Wire Works

Manufacturers of Wirecloth  -  Granton Park Avenue, Granton

Molten Metal in the Furnace  -  1992

 Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk
Photograph taken July 29, 1992

 

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   Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

 

United Wire Works

Wire Weaving

Molten Metal in the Furnace

United Wire Works has been based at Granton since 1925.

Here are is one of the furnaces that was in use when I visited thee company in 1992.

These are some of the ingredients that were put into the furnace:

Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

These furnaces were fed from the balcony on the upper left in this photo:

Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

The furnaces are now (in 2008) no longer in use.

 

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