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                          Bi to Bq
Biddle,
           James W.:  See: Biddle Furnace (ca.1828-1855), Armstrong Co.
Biddle Furnace (ca.1825-1855), Armstrong Co.
Biers,
           Mr.:  See: Biers Furnace, Westmoreland Co.
Biers Furnace (ca.1820- ?  ), Westmoreland Co.
Big Bend Furnace (ca.1845-1854), Mercer Co.
Big Chikis Creek, Lancaster Co., PA,
          See: Sarah Ann Furnace (ca.1841- ? ), Lancaster Co.
Big Pond Forge (ca.1851-  ? ), Cumberland Co.,
          See: Big Pond Furnace (ca.1836-1880), Cumberland Co.
Big Pond Furnace (ca.1836-1880), Cumberland Co.
Big Roaring Creek, Columbia Co., PA,
          See: Esther Furnace (ca.1836- ? ), Columbia Co.
Big Trough Creek, Huntingdon Co., PA,
          See: Mary Ann Furnace (ca.1833-1838), Huntingdon Co.
Billington Iron Works, Centre Co.,
          See: Turner's Iron Works, Centre Co.
Bingen, Northampton Co., PA,
          See: North Penn Furnace, Northampton Co.
Bingham,
          J.: See: Coventry Iron Works, Chester Co.
          W. S.:   See: Bard & Bingham Foundry, Butler Co.
                              Pearson Foundry, Butler Co.
                              Slippery Rock Furnace, Butler Co.
          See:  Sandy Furnace, Venango Co.
                  Shade Furnace, Somerset Co.
          See also: Jordan & Bingham Company
Bingham & Company Furnace, Venango Co.,
          See: Sandy Furnace (ca.1836-1860), Venango Co.
Bingham Foundry (ca.1848-1895), Butler Co.,
          See: Pearson Foundry (ca.1838-1848), Butler Co.
Bining,
          Arthur Cecil (Author): See: Cited References
Birchfield,
          Mr.:  See: Monroe Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Birchfield & Irvin Company,
          See: Monroe Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Bird,
          E. J.:   See: Powelton Furnace, Bedford Co.
          Mark:   See: Birdsboro Slitting Mill, Berks Co.
                              Gibraltar Forge, Berks Co.
                              Hopewell Furnace, Berks Co.
                              Mary Ann Furnace, York Co.
                              Sands Forge, Berks Co.
          William:  See:  Hopewell Forge, Berks Co.
                                 New Pine Forges, Berks Co.
                                 Roxborough Furnace (ca.1755- ?   ), Berks Co.
                                 Sands Forge, Berks Co.
           See also: Burd
                          Ross & Bird Company
Bird Coal & Iron Company, Centre Co.
Bird Coleman Furnace (ca.1872- ?  ), Lebanon Co.,
          See also: Cornwall Furnace, Lebanon Co.
                        Cornwall Anthracite Furnace, Lebanon Co.
                        Donaghmore Furnace, Lebanon Co.
Bird's Furnace (ca.1759-1788), Berks Co.,
          See: Hopewell Furnace (ca.1759- ? ), Berks Co.
Birdsboro Forge, Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsboro Furnace, Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsboro Iron Works, Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsboro Rolling Mill (ca.1848- ?  ), Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsboro Slitting Mill & Steel Furnace (ca.1779- ?  ), Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsborough Forge, Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.,
          See also: Hampton Furnace, Berks Co.
                         Hopewell Furnace, Berks Co.
                         Keystone Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsborough Iron Works, Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsborough Nail Works (ca.1848- ?  ), Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birdsborough Rolling Mill (ca.1848- ?  ), Berks Co.,
          See: Birdsborough Furnace, Berks Co.
Birmingham, Allegheny Co., PA,
          See: Smith, Minis & Holmes Foundry, Allegheny Co.
Birmingham, Blair Co., PA,
          See: Cold Spring Forge (ca.1833-1873), Blair Co.
Birmingham Iron Works (ca.1836-1871), Allegheny Co.
Birmingham Foundry (ca.1867- ?  ), Allegheny Co.
Bishop,
          J. Leander (Author): See: Cited References
          Philip W. (Author): See: Cited References
Bissell,
          John:  See: Bissell & Company Foundry, Allegheny Co.
                            Bissell Stove Works Foundry, Allegheny Co.
          See also: John Bissell & Company 
Bissell & Company,
          See: Bissell Stove Works Foundry, Allegheny Co.
Bissell & Company Foundry, Allegheny Co.
Bissell Stove Works, Allegheny Co.,
          See: Bissell & Company Foundry, Allegheny Co.
Black,
          A:  See: Mary Ann Furnace, Clarion Co.
          Adam:   See: Mary Ann Furnace, Clarion Co.
          J.:  See: Mary Ann Furnace, Clarion Co.
          Jacob: See: Shippenville Furnace, Clarion Co.
          John:   See: Mary Ann Furnace, Clarion Co.
          Mr.:  See: Kensington Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
                          Shippenville Furnace, Clarion Co.
                         Tippecanoe Furnace (ca.1844-1851), Clarion Co. 
          See also:  J. Black & Company
          See also: Shippen, Black & Company
                         Shippen & Black Company
Black, Brenneman, Mc Kee & Thom Company,
          See: Mary Ann Furnace, Clarion Co.
Black & Company, Clarion Co.
          See: Mary Ann Furnace, Clarion Co.
Black & Maxwell Company,
         See: Tippecanoe Furnace (ca.1844-1851), Clarion Co.
Black Diamond Steel Works (ca.1862- ?  ), Allegheny Co.
Black Fox Furnace (ca.1844-1858), Clarion Co.,
         See also: Pittsburgh Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
Black Fox Run, Clarion Co.,
          See: Black Fox Furnace, Clarion Co.
Black Lick Furnace, Indiana Co.,
          See: Blacklick Furnace (ca.1844/46-1859), Indiana Co.
Black Log Gap, Huntingdon Co., PA,
           See: Edward Furnace (ca.1839- ? ), Huntingdon Co.
                  Winchester Furnace (ca.1832-1850), Huntingdon Co.
Black Rock Forge, Lancaster Co.,
          See: Black Rock Furnace, Lancaster Co.
          See also: Hopewell Furnace, Berks Co.
Black Rock Furnace, Lancaster Co.,
          See also: Hopewell Furnace, Berks Co.
Black's Furnace, Clarion Co.,
          See: Mary Ann Furnace (ca.1844-1851), Clarion Co.
                 Shippenville Furnace, Clarion Co.
Blackburn,
          E. Howard (Author):   See: Cited References
Blacklegs Creek, Indiana Co., PA,
         See: Saltsburg Rolling Mill, (ca.1893-1901), Indiana Co.
Blacklick Creek, Cambria Co., PA,
         See:  Eliza Furnace (ca.1846-1848), Cambria Co.
Blacklick Creek, Indiana Co., PA,
         See:  Blacklick Furnace (ca.1844/46-1859), Indiana Co.
Blacklick Furnace (ca.1844/46-1859), Indiana Co.
Blacklick Township, Cambria Co., PA,
           See:  Eliza Furnace (ca.1846-1848), Cambria Co.
Blacklog Gap, Huntingdon Co., PA,
           See: Edward Furnace (ca.1839- ? ), Huntingdon Co.         
Blacklog Mountain, Huntingdon Co., PA,
           See: Edward Furnace (ca.1839- ? ), Huntingdon Co.
Blacks Furnace, Clarion Co.,
          See: Shippenville Furnace, Clarion Co.
Blackston,
          Mr.:  See: Beaver Furnace, Clarion Co.
          See also: Blackstone
                         Long, Blackston & Company
Blackstone,
          H.:    See: Washington Furnace, Clarion Co.
          Mr.:  See: Beaver Furnace, Clarion Co.
          See also: Blackston
                         Blackstone & Company
                         D. B. Long, Blackstone & Company
                         Long, Blackstone & Company
                         Long & Blackstone Company
Blackstone & Company, Clarion Co.,
          See: Washington Furnace, Clarion Co.
Blaine,
          James:   See: Hope Furnace, Mifflin Co.
                               Lewis Forge, Perry Co.
Blair,
          John:   See: York Furnace, York Co.
          Samuel S.: See: Hollidaysburg Furnace, Blair Co.
          See: Malinda Forge, Huntingdon Co.
                  Malinda Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
                  Shoenberger Furnace (ca.1864- ? ), Allegheny Co.
                  Shoenberger Furnace No. 2 (ca.1864- ? ), Allegheny Co.
          See also: Bair
                         Shoenberger, Blair & Company
Blair & Madden Company,
          See: Malinda Forge, Huntingdon Co.
                  Malinda Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Blair County, PA,
          See: Blair County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Blair County, Pennsylvania,
          See: Blair County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Blair County Coal & Iron Company, Blair Co.,
          See: Bennington Furnace, Blair Co.
                  Blair Iron & Coal Company, Blair Co.
                  Cambria Iron Company, Cambria Co.  
                  Harriet Furnace, Blair Co.
          See also: Cambria Iron Company, Cambria Co.
Blair County Historical Society (Authors):
          See: Cited References
Blair County Iron Furnaces, PA,
          See: Blair County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Blair County Iron Works, PA,
          See: Blair County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Blair Furnace (ca.1830/1846-1870), Blair Co.,
          See also: McNeals Forge, Blair Co.
Blair Iron & Coal Company,  Blair Co.,
          See: Blair County Iron and Coal Company, Blair Co.
                  Bennington Furnace, Blair Co.
                  Chimney Rock Furnace, Blair Co.
                  Frankstown Furnace, Blair Co.
                  Gaysport Furnace, Blair Co.
                  Hollidaysburg Furnace, Blair Co.
                  Hollidaysburg Furnace No. 1, Blair Co.
                  Hollidaysburg Furnace No. 2, Blair Co.
                  Juniata Iron Manufacturing Company, Blair Co.
                  Rodman Furnace No. 1, Blair Co.
                  Rodman Furnace No. 2, Blair Co.
         See also: Cambria Iron Company, Cambria Co.
Blair Iron & Coal Company Furnace (ca.1856- ?  ), Blair Co.,
         See: Bennington Furnace, Blair Co.
                 Frankstown Furnace, Blair Co.
                 Hollidaysburg Furnace No. 1, Blair Co.
Blair Iron & Coal Company No.1 Furnace, Blair Co.,
          See: Hollidaysburg Furnace No. 1, Blair Co.
Blair Iron & Steel Company, Allegheny Co.
Blair Iron & Steel Company, Blair Co.,
          See: Frankstown Furnace, Blair Co.
Blair Iron & Steel Company Furnace, Blair Co.,
          See: Frankstown Furnace, Blair Co.
Blairsville Foundry (ca.1820-  ? ), Indiana Co.
Blairsville Record (Newspaper) (Author):
          See: Cited References
Blairsville Rolling Mill (ca.1892-1899), Indiana Co.
Blake,
          E.:   See: Allegheny Furnace, Blair Co.
          Easton:  See: Huntingdon Foundry, Huntingdon Co.
          See: Keagy's Foundry, Bedford Co.
          See also: Baker
Blake Iron & Nail Works, Allegheny Co.
Blanche Furnace (ca.1845-1869), Mercer Co.
Blanche Furnace No. 2 (ca.1870-1876), Mercer Co.
Blanche Furnace No. 3 (ca.1881-1888), Mercer Co.
Bland,
          Mr.:  See: Manada Furnace, Dauphin Co.
          See also: Grubb & Bland Company
                         Grubbs & Bland Company
Blandon, Berks Co., PA,
          See: Blandon Furnace (ca.1867- ? ), Berks Co.
                  Blandon Iron Works, Berks Co.
                  Blandon Iron Company, Berks Co.
Blandon Furnace (ca.1867- ?  ), Berks Co.
Blandon Iron Works, Berks Co.,
          See: Blandon Furnace (ca.1867- ?  ), Berks Co.
Blandon Iron Company, Berks Co.,
          See: Blandon Furnace (ca.1867- ?  ), Berks Co.
Blight,
           J.O.:  See: Poole Forge, Lancaster Co.
Bloody Run Creek, Bedford Co., PA,
          See: West Providence Foundry, Bedford Co.
Bloom Forge (ca.1830- ?  ), Berks Co.,
          See also: District Forge, Berks Co.
                         Mary Ann Furnace, Berks Co.
                         Paradise Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Bloom Forge, Columbia Co.,
          See: Bloom Furnace (ca.1853/54- ?  ), Columbia Co.
Bloom Foundry, Columbia Co.,
          See: Bloom Furnace (ca.1853/54- ?  ), Columbia Co.
Bloom Furnace (ca.1853/54- ?  ), Columbia Co.
Bloom Iron Works (ca.1875- ?  ), Columbia Co.
Bloomfield, Bedford Co., PA,
          See: Bloomfield Furnace (ca.1845/47-1881), Blair Co.
Bloomfield, Perry Co., PA,
          See: Perry Furnace, Perry Co.
Bloomfield Furnace (ca.1845- ?  ), Bedford Co.,
          See: Bloomfield Furnace (ca.1845-1888), Blair Co.
Bloomfield Furnace (ca.1845/47-1888), Blair Co.,
          See also: Allegheny Forge, Blair Co.
                         Elizabeth Furnace, Bedford Co.
                         Rebecca Furnace, Blair Co.
                         Maria Forges, Blair Co.
                         Sarah Furnace, Blair Co.
Bloomfield Township, Bedford Co., PA,
          See: Bloomfield Furnace (ca.1845/47-1881), Blair Co.
Blooming Grove Forge (ca.1815- ?  ), Fayette Co.,
          See also: Mary Ann Furnace, Fayette Co.
Bloomsburg, Columbia Co., PA,
          See: Harman & Hassert Foundry, Columbia Co.
                  Irondale Furnace, Columbia Co.
                  Irondale Furnace No. 2, Columbia Co.
Bloomsburg Iron Company, Columbia Co.,
          See: Beaver Furnace, Snyder Co.
                  Iron Dale Furnace, Columbia Co.
Bloomsburg Iron Company, Snyder Co.,
           See: Beaver Furnace, Snyder Co.
                  Iron Dale Furnace, Columbia Co.
Blossburg, Tioga Co., PA,
          See: Blossburg Furnace (ca.1841-1859), Tioga Co.
                 Blossburg Rolling Mill (ca.1850-? ), Tioga Co.
                 Mansfield Furnace, Tioga Co.
                 Moors Foundry, Tioga Co.
Blossburg Furnace (ca.1841-1859), Tioga Co.
Blossburg Rolling Mill (ca.1850- ?  ), Tioga Co.,
          See: Blossburg Furnace (ca.1841-1859), Tioga Co.
Blount,
          Mr.: See: Slag Furnace, Mercer Co.
          See also: Mc Gilvray, Blount, Fisher & Vinton Company
Blue Mountains, Lebanon Co., PA,
          See: Monroe Furnace (ca.1837-1849), Lebanon Co.
Boatman's Insurance Company,
          See: Ormsby Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
Bodnar,
          John (Author):  See: Cited References
Boger,
          Frederick:  See: Charlotte Furnace (ca.1827-1830), Perry Co.
                                   Oak Grove Furnace (ca.1830-1843), Perry Co.
Boggs,
          J. V.:   See: Chestnut Grove Furnace (ca.1830-1881), Adams Co.
Boiling Spring Forge (ca.1750- ?  ), Cumberland Co.,
          See: Carlisle Iron Works, Cumberland Co.
Boiling Springs Furnace (ca.1845-1882), Cumberland Co.,
          See: Carlisle Iron Works, Cumberland Co.
Boiling Springs Furnace No. 2 (ca.1882- ?  ), Cumberland Co.
           See: Carlisle Iron Works, Cumberland Co.
Bolesburg, Centre Co., PA,
          See: Centre Furnace (ca.1790-1858), Centre Co.
Bolivar, Westmoreland Co., PA,
          See: Beninger Forge, Westmoreland Co.
                  Lockport Furnace, Westmoreland Co.
                  Updegraff Forge, Westmoreland Co.
Boner Furnace, Armstrong Co.,
          See: Cowanshannock Furnace (ca.1840-1851), Armstrong Co.
Bonner,
          Andrew:   See: Victoria Furnace (ca.1843-1849), Venango Co.
          Archibald:   See:  Victoria Furnace (ca.1843-1849), Venango Co.
          James E.:   See: Cowanshannock Furnace (ca.1840-1851), Armstrong Co.
          Joseph:   See:  Victoria Furnace (ca.1843-1849), Venango Co.
Bonner Furnace, Armstrong Co.,
          See: Cowanshannock Furnace (ca.1843-1849), Armstrong Co.
Bonner's Furnace, Venango Co.
          See: Victoria Furnace (ca.1843-1849), Venango Co.
Boone,
          Jeremiah:   See: Schuylkill Forge, Lebanon Co.
Boucher,
          John Newton (Author): See: Cited References
Boughter,
          A. R.:   See: Aurora Iron Company, Lebanon Co.
                     (Author):  See: Cited References
Bovard,
          George:   See: Maple Furnace (ca.1844-1865), Butler Co.
           James:   See: Maple Furnace (ca.1844-1865), Butler Co.
Bovard's Furnace (ca.1844-1847), Butler Co.,
          See: Maple Furnace (ca.1844-1865), Butler Co.
Bowan,
         R.:   See: Pittsburgh Rolling Mill, Allegheny Co.
Bowen,
         Eli (author):   See: Cited References
Bowen Works, Allegheny Co.
Bower,
          H. R.: See: Bower Foundry, Columbia Co.
           I.: See: Bower Foundry, Columbia Co.
          W.:   See: Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
           See also: Bowers
Bowers,
          William:   See: Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
           See also: Bower
Bower Foundry, Columbia Co.
Bowman,
          J. M.: See: Castle Fin Forge, York Co.
                           Palmyra Forge, York Co.
          Jacob:   See: Bowman's Nail Factory, Fayette Co.
Bowman's Nail Factory (ca.1795- ?  ), Fayette Co.
Boyce,
          Mr.:  See: Sharon Furnace, Mercer Co.
          See also: Boyce, Rawle & Company
Boyce, Rawle & Company,
          See: Sharon Furnace, Mercer Co.
Boyd,
          I. M.:   See: Black Fox Furnace, Clarion Co.
          Mr.:  See:   Boyd & Eagle Foundry, Luzerne Co.
                            Boyd Forge, Perry Co.
                            Finley Furnace (ca.1818-1838), Fayette Co.
                            Fulton Foundry, Fayette Co.
                            Hecla Furnace, Centre Co.
          William: See: Boyd Forge (ca.1793- ? ), Perry Co.
          Wm.:   See: Mount Hope Furnace, Lancaster Co.
           See also: Boyd & Cummings Company
Boyd & Cummings Company,
          See: Hecla Furnace, Centre Co.
Boyd & Davidson Company Furnace (ca.1824-1831), Fayette Co.,
          See: Finley Furnace (ca.1818-1838), Fayette Co.
Boyd & Engle Company,
          See: Boyd & Engle Foundry, Luzerne Co.
Boyd & Engle Foundry, Luzerne Co.
Boyd Forge (ca.1793- ?  ), Perry Co.
Boyd's Fording, Perry Co., PA,
          See:  Boyd Forge (ca.1793- ? ), Perry Co.
Boyer,
          Hiram:  See: Lehigh Valley Furnace, Lehigh Co.
          Peter Price (Author):   See: Cited References
          T. L.:   See: Liberty Forge, Cumberland Co.
Boyle,
          Thomas: See: Blairsville Foundry, Indiana Co.
Boylston,
          Herbert M. (Author):  See: Cited References

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