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                          Ra to Rh
R. H. Powell & Company,
           See: Powelton Furnace, Bedford Co.
R. J. May & Company,
           See: Mc Keesport Foundry, Allegheny Co.
R. Lewis & Comapny,
           See: Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
R. Mann & Company,
           See: Mann's Axe Factory, Clinton Co.
R. Thornburg & Company,
            See: Pine Grove Furnace, Cumberland Co.
R. & B. Jones & Wells & Company,
            See: Springhill Furnace, Fayette Co.
Rainey,
            Lee & Frank Kyper (Authors):  See: Cited References
Ralston, Lycoming Co., PA,
            See: Astonville Furnace, Lycoming Co.
                   Ralston Furnace "New", Lycoming Co.
                   Ralston Furnace "Old", Lycoming Co. 
Ralston Furnace "New" (ca.1854-1856), Lycoming Co.
Ralston Furnace "Old" (ca.1837-1853), Lycoming Co.
Ramsey Furnace (ca.1847- ? ), Westmoreland Co.
Raney,
             Mr.:  See: Clara Furnace (ca.1872- ? ), Lawrence Co.
Raney & Berger Company,
             See: Clara Furnace (ca.1872- ? ), Lawrence Co.
Raney & Berger Furnace (ca.1872- ?  ), Lawrence Co.
Rankin,
             Calvin: See: Madison Furnace, Clarion Co.
Ranon,
              Wm. S.: See: Union Furnace, Fayette Co.
Ranon's Furnace (ca.1833- ? ), Fayette Co.,
             See: Union Furnace, Fayette Co.
Raudenbush,
             Mr.:  See: Pine Grove Forge, Schuylkill Co.
Rausch,
             John:   See: Franklin Rolling Mill (ca.1839-1854), Schuylkill Co.
             See also: Raush
Raush,
             John:  See: Franklin Rolling Mill (ca.1839-1854), Schuylkill Co.
                              Susanna Forge, Schuylkill Co.
             See also: Rausch
Rawle,
             Judge:   See: Greenwood Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
             See: Greenwood Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Rawle & Hall Company,
             See: Greenwood Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
                     Rebecca Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Raymilton, Venango Co., PA,
             See: Raymilton Foundry, Venango Co.
                    Raymilton Furnace, Venango Co.
Raymilton Foundry (ca.1844- ? ), Venango Co.,
             See: Raymilton Furnace (ca.1843/44- ? ), Venango Co.
Raymilton Furnace (ca.1843/44- ? ), Venango Co.
Raymond,
              A.W.:   See: Raymilton Furnace, Venango Co.
                                  Valley Furnace (ca.1848- ? ), Venango Co.
              J. M.:   See: Valley Furnace (ca.1848- ? ), Venango Co.
              Philander:   See: Great Western Furnaces, Armstrong Co.,
              R.W. (author):   See: Cited References
              See also: Susquehanna Iron Works, Dauphin Co.
Raymond & Campbell Company,
              See: Susquehanna Iron Works, Dauphin Co.
Raymond & Gray Company,
              See: Valley Furnace (ca.1848- ? ), Venango Co.
Raymond's Furnace (ca.1843/44- ? ), Venango Co.,
              See: Raymilton Furnace (ca.1843/44- ? ), Venango Co.
Raymondton, Venango Co., PA,
              See: Raymilton Furnace, Venango Co.
Raymondton Furnace, Venango Co.,
              See: Raymilton Furnace (ca.1843/44- ? ), Venango Co.
Rea,
             James:   See: Reading Furnace, Chester Co.
Read,
             C. M.:  See: Sandy Furnace No. 1, Mercer Co.
             Charles M.:   See: Annandale Furnace, Mercer Co. 
             Gen. C.:   See: Annandale Furnace, Mercer Co.
             Gen. C. M.:   See: Sandy Furnace No. 1, Mercer Co.
                                          Sandy Furnace No. 2, Mercer Co.
             See also: Reed
Reading, Berks Co., PA,
               See: Alsace Furnace, Berks Co.
                      Bertolet's Iron Works, Berks Co.
                      Bertolet's Rolling Mill, Berks Co.
                      Franklin Forge (ca.1836- ? ), Berks Co.
                      Gibraltar Forge No. 1 (ca.1846- ? ), Berks Co.
                      Gibraltar Forge No. 2 (ca.1846- ? ), Berks Co.
                      Gibraltar Iron Works, Berks Co.
                      Gibraltar Rolling Mill (ca.1846- ? ), Berks Co.
                      Mc Ilvaine & Sons Foundry, Berks Co.
                      Mount Penn Furnace, Berks Co.
                      Neversink Iron Works, Berks Co.
                      Philadelphia & Reading Cola & Iron Company Rolling Mill, Berks Co.
                      Pine Iron Works, Berks Co.
                      Reading Furnaces, Berks Co.
                      Reading Forge, Berks Co.
                      Reading Iron & Brass Foundry, Berks Co.
                      Reading Locomotive & Steam Engin Manufactory, Berks Co.
                      Reading Nut & Bolt Works, Berks Co.
                      Reading Stationary Steam Engine Manufactory, Berks Co.
                      Reading Steam Forge, Berks Co.
                      Sally Ann Furnace, Berks Co.
                      Seyfert, McManus & Company Rolling Mill, Berks Co. 
Reading Bolt and Nut Works (ca.1866- ? ), Berks Co.
Reading Forge, Berks Co.
Reading Forge (ca.1785- ? ), Chester Co.
Reading Furnace (ca.177/92- ? ), Berks Co.,
              See also: Hopewell Furnace, Berks Co.
Reading Furnace No. 1 (ca.1733- ? ), Chester Co.
Reading Furnace No. 2 (ca.1736- ? ), Chester Co.
Reading Furnace Company, Chester Co.,
               See: Reading Furnace No. 1 (ca.1733- ? ), Chester Co.
Reading Iron-Works, Chester Co.,
               See: Reading Furnace No. 1 (ca.1733- ? ), Chester Co.
Reading Furnaces, Berks Co.,
               See also: Reading Rolling Mill, Berks Co.
Reading Iron & Nail Company (ca.1836- ? ), Berks Co.,
               See: Reading Iron Works Furnace No. 1, Berks Co.
Reading Iron & Nail Works (ca.1838- ? ), Berks Co.,
               See: Reading Iron Works Furnace No. 1, Berks Co.
Reading Iron Works Furnace No. 1, Berks Co.,
               See also: Reading Furnaces, Berks Co.
                              Gibraltar Rolling Mill, Berks Co.
Reading Iron Works Furnace No. 2, Berks Co.
Reading Iron Works (ca.1836- ? ), Berks Co.,
                See: Reading Iron Works Furnace No. 1, Berks Co.
Reading Iron & Brass Foundry (ca.1835- ? ), Berks Co.
Reading Locomotive & Steam Engine Manufactory (ca.1841- ? ), Berks Co.
Reading Rolling Mill (ca.1836- ? ), Berks Co.,
               See: Reading Iron Works, Berks Co.
Reading Stationary Steam Engine Manufactory (ca.1841- ? ), Berks Co.
Reading Steam Forge (ca.1857- ? ), Berks Co.
Reading Steam Forge Company, Berks Co.,
              See: Reading Steam Forge (ca.1857- ? ), Berks Co.
Reagan,
              Geo.:  See: Union Forge (ca.1814- ? ), Berks Co. 
              George:  See: Union Furnace, Berks Co.
              J.:   See: Union Forge (ca.1814- ? ), Berks Co.
              Wm.:   See: Union Forge (ca.1814- ? ), Berks Co.
Reath,
              B. B.:   See: Wheatland Furnaces, Mercer Co.
Rebecca Forge (ca.1827/30- ? ), Huntingdon Co.,
              See: Rebecca Furnace (ca.1843- ? ), Huntingdon Co.
              See also: Greenwood Forge, Huntingdon Co.
Rebecca Furnace (ca.1880-1906), Armstrong Co.
Rebecca Furnace No. 2 (ca.1906- ? ), Armstrong Co.
Rebecca Furnace (ca.1817/20-1882), Blair Co.,
              See also: Allegheny Forge, Blair Co.
                             Bloomfield Furnace, Blair Co.
                             Maria Forges, Blair Co.
                             Martha Forge, Blair Co.
                             Martha Furnace, Blair Co.
                             Sarah Furnace, Blair Co.
Rebecca Furnace (ca.1760- ? ), Chester Co.
Rebecca Furnace (ca.1818- ? ), Huntingdon Co.,
               See: Rebecca Furnace (ca.1817/20-1882), Blair Co.
Rebecca Furnace (ca.1843-1852), Huntingdon Co.
Rebecca Iron Works, Huntingdon Co.,
              See: Rebecca Furnace (ca.1843-1852), Huntingdon Co.
Reber,
              Mr.:  See: Forest Furnace, Union Co.
              See also: Kaufman, Reber & Company
                            Kaufman & Reber Company
Red Bank Furnace, Clarion Co., PA,
              See: Red Bank Furnace "New", Clarion Co.
Red Bank Furnace "Old" (ca.1841/42-1855), Armstrong Co.
Red Bank Furnace "New" (ca.1859-1890), Clarion Co.
Red Bank Furnace No. 2 (ca. ? -1890's), Clarion Co.
Redbank, Armstrong Co., PA,
              See: Red Bank Furnace "Old", Armstrong Co.
Redbank Furnace, Clarion Co., PA,
              See: Redbank Furnace "New" (ca.1859-1890), Clarion Co.
Redbank Furnace "Old", Armstrong Co.,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "Old" (ca.1841/42-1855), Armstrong Co.
Redbank Furnace, Clarion Co.,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "New" (ca.1859-1890), Clarion Co.
Redbank Furnace "New", Clarion Co.,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "New" (ca.1859-1890), Clarion Co.
Reddick,
            Levy:  See: Prospect Furnace, Clarion Co.
Redding Furnace, Chester Co.,
            See: Reading Furnace No. 1, Chester Co.
Redlich,
            Fritz (Author): See: Cited References
Redshale Cove, Franklin Co., PA,
           See: Warren Forge (ca.1832- ? ), Franklin Co.
                   Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
                   Warren Iron Works, Franklin Co.
                   Warren Ironworks, Franklin Co.
Redstone Creek Forge & Rolling Mill, Fayette Co.
Redstone Foundry (ca.1846- ? ), Fayette Co.
Redstone Furnace (ca.1796/1800-1870), Fayette Co.,
            See also: Huston Forge, Fayette Co.
Reed,
            C. M.:  See: Sandy Furnace No. 1, Mercer Co.
            Charles M.:   See: Annandale Furnace, Mercer Co.
                                        Sandy Furnace No. 2, Mercer Co.
            Mr.:  See: Magill & Reed Foundry, Armstrong Co.
                            North Bend Furnace, Venango Co.
            T.:   See: Marion Furnace, Mifflin Co.
            W.:   See: Marion Furnace, Mifflin Co.
            See also:  Hoover & Reeds Company
                            Magill & Reed Company
                            Read
                            Rens
Reed Furnace, Mercer Co.,
            See: Annandale Furnace, Mercer Co.
Reed Township, Dauphin Co., PA,
            See: Georgiana Furnace (ca.1855- ? ), Dauphin Co.
Reed's Furnace, Mercer Co.,
            See: Annandale Furnace, Mercer Co.
                    Harriet Furnace, Mercer Co.
Reedsville, Mifflin Co., PA,
            See: Mann's Axe Factory, Mifflin Co.
Reese,
            Lewis:   See: Greenwood Furnace, Schuylkill Co.
            Mr.:  See: Fort Pitt Iron & Steel Works, Allegheny Co.
            See also: Reese, Graff & Company
                           Reese, Graff & Woods Company
Reese, Graff & Company,
            See: Fort Pitt Iron & Steel Works, Allegheny Co.
Reese, Graff & Woods Company,
            See: Fort Pitt Iron & Steel Works, Allegheny Co.
Reese & Thomas Company,
            See: Greenwood Furnace, Schuylkill Co.
Reeves,
            D.:  See: Spring Mill Furnace (ca.1844- ? ), Montgomery Co.
            Mr.:  See: William Penn Furnaces, Montgomery Co.
            Samuel  J.:  See: Phoenix Furnaces, Chester Co.
            See also: Hitner, Reeves & Company
                           Safe Harbor Furnace (ca.1848-1865), Lancaster Co.
                           Safe Harbor Rolling Mill, (ca.1848-1865), Lancaster Co.
Reeves, Abbott & Company,
            See: Safe Harbor Furnace (ca.1848-1865), Lancaster Co.
                   Safe Harbor Rolling Mill (ca.1848-1865), Lancaster Co.
Reeves, Buck & Company,
            See: Phoenix Furnaces, Chester Co.            
Reichart,
            Mr.:  See: Catfish Furnace (ca.1846-1856), Clarion Co. 
            See also: Over, Reichart & Lobaugh Company
Reidsburg, Clarion Co., PA,
            See: Monroe Furnace, Clarion Co.
                   Polk Furnace, Clarion Co.
Reimersburg, Clarion Co., PA,
            See: Wildcat Furnace, Clarion Co.
Reinhold,
            Mr.:  See: Chickies Rolling Mill (ca.1865-1900), Lancaster Co.
            See also: Becker & Reinholds Company
Reis,
            Bros.:   See: Reis Brothers Rolling Mill, Lawrence Co.
            Mr.:  See: New Castle Iron Works, Lawrence Co.
                            Rosena Furnace (ca.1872-1880), Lawrence Co.
                            Shenango Iron Works, Lawrence Co.
                            Shenango Rolling Mill, Lawrence Co.
            See also: Bradley, Reis & Company
Reis, Brown & Berger Company,
            See: Rosena Furnace (ca.1872-1880), Lawrence Co.
                    Shenango Iron Works, Lawrence Co.
                    Shenango Rolling Mill, Lawrence Co.
Reis Brothers & Company,
            See: Reis Brothers Rolling Mill, Lawrence Co.
Reis Brothers Rolling Mill, Lawrence Co.
Reiser,
            Catherine Elizabeth (Author): See: Cited References
Remersburg, Clarion Co., PA,
            See: Wildcat Furnace, Clarion Co.
Reno Furnace, Venango Co.,
            See: North Bend Furnace, Venango Co.
Republican & Democrat (Newspaper) (Authors):
            See: Cited References
Rens,
            Mr.:  See: North Bend Furnace, Venango Co.
            See also: Hoover & Rens Company
                           Reeds
Rentgen,
            C.:   See: French Creek Forge (ca.1790- ? ), Chester Co.
Rentgen's Forge, Chester Co.,
            See: French Creek Forge (ca.1790- ? ), Chester Co.
Reting Furnace, Chester Co.,
            See: Reading Furnace No. 2, Chester Co.
Retding Furnace, Chester Co.,
            See: Reading Furnace No. 2, Chester Co.
Reuben Lewis & Company,
            See: Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
Rexis, Indiana Co., PA,
           See:  Eliza Furnace (ca.1846-1848), Cambria Co.
Reymilton Furnace (ca.1843/44- ? ), Venango Co.,
            See: Raymilton Furnace (ca.1843/44- ? ), Venango Co.
Reynold's Mill, Centre Co., PA,
            See: Rock Furnace, Centre Co.
Reynolds,
            Alexander:  See: Red Bank Furnace "Old", Armstrong Co.
                              See: Red Bank Furnace "New" (ca.1859-1890), Clarion Co.
            George:   See: Mount Pleasant Furnace, Clarion Co.
            J. B.:  See: Eagle Furnace (ca.1846-1859), Clarion Co.
            Joseph B.:  See: Eagle Furnace (ca.1846-1859), Clarion Co.
            Mr.:  See: Victoria Furnace, Venango Co.
            S. M.:   See: Palmyra Forge, York Co.
            Wm. F.:   See: Rock Furnace (ca.1800-1845), Centre Co.
            See also:  Corbet, Cyphert & Reynolds Company
                            Kribbs, Reynolds & Curll Company
                            Ritchie & Reynolds Company
Reynolds & Cribbs Company,
             See: Eagle Furnace (ca.1846-1859), Clarion Co.
Reynolds & Mc Culloch Company,
             See: Red Bank Furnace "New", Clarion Co.
Reynolds & Moorhead Company,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "New", Clarion Co.
Reynolds & Richie Company,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "Old", Armstrong Co.
Reynolds & Schunk Company,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "Old", Armstrong Co.
Reynolds' & Moorhead's Furnace, Clarion Co.,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "New", Clarion Co.
Reynolds' & Richie's Furnace, Armstrong Co.,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "Old", Armstrong Co.
Reynolds' & Schunk's Furnace, Armstrong Co.,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "Old", Armstrong Co.
Reynolds' Furnace, Armstrong Co.,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "Old", Armstrong Co.
Reynolds' Furnace, Centre Co.,
            See: Rock Furnace, Centre Co.
Reynolds' Furnace, Clarion Co.,
            See: Red Bank Furnace "New", Clarion Co.
Rham,
            John:  See: Rham's Forge, Cambria Co.
Rham's Forge, Cambria Co.
Rheno's Furnace, Venango Co.,
            See: North Bend Furnace, Venango Co.
Rhoads,
            Joseph:   See: Rhoads Foundry, Northumberland Co.
Rhoads Foundry, Northumberland Co.

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