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Pennsylvania Iron Furnace Sourcebook

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                          W
W. B. Fetzer & Company,
            See: Monroe Furnace, Clarion Co.
W. Chambers & Brothers Company,
            See:  Mount Pleasant Furnace, Franklin Co.
W. D. Wood & Company,
            See: Mc Keesport Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
W. F. Kauffman & Company,
            See: Sheridan Furnace, Lebanon Co.
W. H. Clymer & Company,
            See:   Alsace Furnace, Berks Co.
                     Old Oley Furnace, Berks Co.
W. M. Wheatley & Company,
            See: Portage Forge, Blair Co.
W. Morris & Company,
            See: Washington Furnace (ca.1811- ? ), Clinton Co.
W. S. Packer & Company,
            See: Helen Furnace, Clarion Co.
W.W. Weaver Company,
            See: Weaver Foundry (ca.1837- ? ), Berks Co.
W. & R. Mc Cutcheon Company,
            See: Ore Hill Furnace, Armstrong Co.
Wade,
            Mr.:  See: Penn Foundry, Allegheny Co.
            See also: Mc Clung, Pratt & Wade Company
Waddell,
             Mr.:  See: Rough & Ready Furnace, Lancaster Co.
             See also: Cross & Waddell Company
Wagontown, Chester Co., PA,
             See: West Brandywine Rolling Mill, Chester Co.
Wakefield Mills, Delaware Co., PA,
            See: Sable Iron Works, Delaware Co.
Walker,
             Daniel:   See: Mount Joy Forge, Chester Co.
             Joseph E. (Author): See: Cited References
             Mr.:  See: Union Forge & Iron Mill (ca.1862- ? ), Allegheny Co.
             Robert J.:   See: Fio Forge, Perry Co.
             See also: Daniel Walker & Company
                            Wilson, Walker & Company
Wallace,
            Michael:   See: Union Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            P. B. (Author):   See: Cited References
            W.W.:   See: Iron City Furnace, Mercer Co.
                                 Oregon Furnace, Mercer Co.
Wallace, Chester Co., PA,
            See: Springton Forge (ca.1766/1790- ? ), Chester Co.
Walnut Bottom, Cumberland Co., PA,
            See: Big Pond Furnace, Cumberland Co.
Walter Francis & Company,
            See: Beaver Furnace, Snyder Co.
Wampum, Lawrence Co., PA,
            See: Wampum Run Furnace (ca.1856-1878), Lawrence Co.
Wampum Furnace, Lawrence Co.,
            See: Wampum Run Furnace (ca.1856-1878), Lawrence Co.
Wampum Furnace Company,
             See: Wampum Run Furnace (ca.1856-1878), Lawrence Co.
Wampum Iron Company,
            See: Wampum Run Furnace (ca.1856-1878), Lawrence Co.
Wampum Run Furnace (ca.1856-1878), Lawrence Co.
Wanner,
            Mr.:  See: Monroe Forge, Lebanon Co.
            Samuel R.:   See: Wanner Forge, Lebanon Co.
            Thomas:   See: French Creek Forge (ca.1790- ? ), Chester Co.
            See also: Spang & Wanner Company
Wanner Forge, Lebanon Co.
Ward,
            See: Mineral Ridge Furnace, Mercer Co.
Warden,
            John:  See: Hamburg Furnace (ca.1846-1855), Mercer Co.
            See also: Warder
Warden's Furnace, Mercer Co.,
            See: Hamburg Furnace (ca.1846-1855), Mercer Co.
Ward & Company,
            See: Mineral Ridge Furnace, Mercer Co.
Warder,
           John R.:  See: Hamburg Furnace (ca.1846-1855), Mercer Co.
           See also:  Warden
Warner,
           Joseph: See: Warner Nail Manufactory, Fayette Co.
Warner, Beers & Company (Author):  
           See: Cited References
Warner Nail Manufactory, Fayette Co.
Warren,
           Kenneth (Author):   See: Cited References
Warren, Armstrong Co., PA,
           See: Biddle Furnace, Armstrong Co.
                  Ramsey Furnace, Westmoreland Co.
           See also: Apollo, Armstrong Co., PA
Warren County, PA,
           See: Warren County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Warren County, Pennsylvania,
           See: Warren County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Warren County Iron Furnaces, PA,
           See: Warren County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Warren County Iron Works, PA,
           See: Warren County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Warren Forge (ca.1832- ? ), Franklin Co.,
           See: Warren Furnace, Franklin Co.
Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
Warren Iron Works, Franklin Co.,
           See: Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
Warren Ironworks, Franklin Co.,
           See: Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
Warren Township, Franklin Co., PA,
           See: Warren Furnace (ca.1833/35- ? ), Franklin Co.
Warrior's Mark, Huntingdon Co., PA,
           See: Bald Eagle Furnace, Blair Co.
                   Warrior's Mark Foundry, Huntingdon Co.
Warrior's Mark Foundry, Huntingdon Co.
Warrior's Mark Run, Huntingdon Co., PA,
          See: Warrior's Mark Foundry, Huntingdon Co
Warwick Furnace (ca.1736/37- ? ), Chester Co.
Warwick Furnace (ca.1875- ? ), Montgomery Co.
Warwick Iron Company, Montgomery Co.,
           See: Warwick Furnace (ca.1875- ? ), Montgomery Co.
Warwick Iron Works, Montgomery Co.,
           See: Warwick Furnace (ca.1875- ? ), Montgomery Co.
Warwick Township, Chester Co., PA,
          See: Warwick Furnace (ca.1736/37- ? ), Chester Co.
Washington, Washington Co., PA,
           See: Washington Foundry, Washington Co.
Washington County, PA,
           See: Washington County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Washington County, Pennsylvania,
           See: Washington County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Washington County Iron Furnaces, PA,
           See: Washington County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Washington County Iron Works, PA,
           See: Washington County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Washington Forge (ca.1837- ? ), Centre Co.,
           See: Washington Furnace (ca.1811- ? ), Clinton Co.
Washington Forge (ca.1837- ? ), Clinton Co. ,
           See: Washington Furnace (ca.1811- ? ), Clinton Co.
Washington Foundry, Washington Co.
Washington Furnace (ca.1811- ? ), Centre Co.,
           See: Washington Furnace (ca.1811- ? ), Clinton Co.
Washington Furnace (ca.1846-1855), Clarion Co.
Washington Furnace (ca.1811- ? ), Clinton Co.
Washington Furnace (ca.1809-1854), Westmoreland Co.
Washington Iron Works (ca. ? -1876), Clinton Co. ,
           See: Washington Furnace (ca.1811- ? ), Clinton Co.
Washington Reporter (Newspaper) (Author):
           See: Cited References
Washington Township, Clarion Co., PA,
          See: Clinton Furnace (ca.1841-1858), Clarion Co.
Washlaski,
           Raymond A. (Author):  See: Cited References
Water Street, Huntingdon Co., PA,
           See: Elizabeth Forge No. 2 (ca.1827- ? ), Huntingdon Co.
Water Street Foundry (ca. ? -1869), Huntingdon Co.
Waterford, Westmoreland Co., PA,
           See: Valley Furnace (ca.1850- ? ), Westmoreland Co.
Waterman,
           Isaac:   See: Montour Furnaces, Montour Co.
           Mr.:  See: Chulasky Furnace (ca.1846-1881), Northumberland Co.
Waterman, Beaver Company,
            See: Chulasky Furnace (ca.1846-1881), Northumberland Co.
Waterman & Beaver Company,
            See: Chulasky Furnace (ca.1846-1881), Northumberland Co.
                    Montour Furnaces, Montour Co.
Waterman & Beaver Furnaces, Montour Co.,
            See: Montour Furnaces, Montour Co.
Waterman & Beaver Furnace, Northumberland Co.,
           See: Chulasky Furnace, Northumberland Co.
Watson,
            D.:  See: Gaysport Furnace (ca.1836- ? ), Blair Co.
            James:   See: Reading Furnace, Chester Co.
            John C.:   See: Mill Creek Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            Mr.:  See: Gaysport Foundry, Blair Co.
                            Harry of the West Furnace, Mercer Co.
                            Mary Ann Furnace, Mercer Co.
            S. T.:   See: Rough & Ready Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            See also: Mc Lanahan, Watson & Company
                           S. T. Watson & Company
                           Whitaker & Watson Company
                           Wood, Watson & Company
Watson, Denniston & Company,
            See: Gaysport Furnace (ca.1836- ? ), Blair Co.
Watson, White & Company,
            See: Gaysport Furnace (ca.1836- ? ), Blair Co.
Watt's Furnace (ca.1853-1856), Fayette Co.,
            See: Union Furnace, Fayette Co.
Wattenan,
           Mr.:  See: Slab Furnace, Venango Co.
Wattenan, Larimer & Company,
            See: Slab Furnace, Venango Co.
Watts,
            Ethelbert:   See: Marietta Furnace, Lancaster Co.
                                     Musselman Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            H. M.:  See: Marietta Furnaces, Lancaster Co.
            Henry:   See: Musselman Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            Henry M.:   See: Marietta Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            Mr.:  See: Musselman Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            Wm. M.:   See: Marietta Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            Wm. W.:   See: Pine Grove Furnace, Cumberland Co.
             See also: Henry M. Watts & Sons Company
Watts' Furnace, Lancaster Co.,
             See: Marietta Furnace, Lancaster Co.
Watts, Twells & Company,
            See: Musselman Furnace, Lancaster Co.
Watts Station, Lancaster Co., PA,
            See: Marietta Furnace No.1, Lancaster Co.
                   Marietta Furnace No.2, Lancaster Co.
Waugh,
           William:   See: Yough Forge, Fayette Co.
Wayne County, PA,
            See: Wayne County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Wayne County, Pennsylvania,
            See: Wayne County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Wayne County Iron Furnaces, PA,
            See: Wayne County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Wayne County Iron Works, PA,
            See: Wayne County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Wayne Iron & Steel Works (ca.1829- ? ), Allegheny Co.
Wayne Rolling Mill (ca.1835- ? ), Allegheny Co.,
           See: Wayne Iron & Steel Works (ca.1829- ? ), Allegheny Co.
Waynesboro, Franklin Co., PA,
            See: Geiser Manufacturing Company Foundry, Franklin Co.
Weaver,
            W.W.:  See: Weaver Foundry (ca.1837- ? ), Berks Co.
Weaver Foundry (ca.1837- ? ), Berks Co.
Webb,
            J.:   See: Pine Grove Forge, Lancaster Co.
            Jonathan:   See: Pine Grove Forge, Lancaster Co.
            Joseph:   See: Palmyra Forge, York Co.
            W. S. (Author):  See: Cited References
Webbs Forge, Lancaster Co.,
            See also: Rock Forge, Lancaster Co.
Weber,
            Denise Dusze (Author): See: Cited References
Webster Furnace (ca.1838/1839-1849), Venango Co. ,
            See also: Rockland Furnace, Venango Co.
Week,
            Mr.:  See: Webster Furnace, Venango Co.
            See also: Demsey & Wick Company
                          Wick
Week & Dempsey Company,
            See: Webster Furnace, Venango Co.
Weeks,
            Mr.: See: Cogswell Foundry, Mifflin Co.
            See also: Cogswell, Weeks & Company
Wegton,
            Robert Benson:    See: Rockhill Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            See also:    Wegton;  Whigton;   Wighton;  Wigton
Weidman,
            J. B.:  See: Union Forge, Lebanon Co.
            Jacob B.:   See: Union Forge, Lebanon Co.
            John:    See: Union Forge (ca.1802- ? ), Lebanon Co.
                               Dudley Furnace (ca.1853-1857), Lebanon Co.
                               Dudley Iron Company (ca.1853-1857), Lebanon Co.
            See also:  Guilford, Krause, Klein, Weidman & Shirk Company
                            Wideman
Weidman's Forge (ca.1802-1868), Lebanon Co.
            See: Union Forge No. 2 (ca.1784-1878), Lebanon Co.
                    Union Forge No. 3 (ca.1845-1877), Lebanon Co.
Weig,
            Melvin J. (Author):   See: Cited References
Weimer,
            P. L.:   See: Aurora Iron Company, Lebanon Co.
            See: Phraener Foundry (ca.1840-1854), Lebanon Co.
Weimer & Brothers Foundry (ca.1860-1879), Lebanon Co.,
            See: Phraener Foundry (ca.1840-1854), Lebanon Co.
Weimer Brothers Foundry (ca.1879-1880), Lebanon Co. ,
            See: Phraener Foundry (ca.1840-1854), Lebanon Co.
Weimer Machine Works Company (ca.1880-1927), Lebanon Co. ,
            See: Phraener Foundry (ca.1840-1854), Lebanon Co.
Weingertner,
             W. (Author):  See: Cited References
Weiss,
            G. M.:   See: Maria Furnace, Carbon Co.
            Mr.:  See: Weissport Forge, Carbon Co.
Weiss & Wentz Company,
            See: Weissport Rolling Mill, Carbon Co.
Weissport, Carbon Co., PA,
            See: Maria Furnace, Carbon Co.
                    Weissport Forge, Carbon Co.
Weissport Forge (ca.1853- ? ), Carbon Co.
Weissport Rolling Mill (ca.1854- ? ), Carbon Co.
Wellersburg, Somerset Co., PA,
            See: Wellersburg Furnace, Somerset Co.
Wellersburg Furnace (ca.1855-1866), Somerset Co.
            See also: Somerset Furnace, Somerset Co.
Wellington,
           Mr.:  See: Valley Furnace (ca.1848- ? ), Venango Co.
Wellington, Lee & Porter Company,
            See: Valley Furnace (ca.1848- ? ), Venango Co.
Wells,
            Mr.:  See: Springhill Furnace, Fayette Co.
            William:  See: Springhill Furnace No. 1 (ca.1794- ? ), Fayette Co.
            See also: R. & B. Jones & Wells & Company
Welsh,
            David E.:  See: Martic Forge (ca.1755-1883), Lancaster Co.
            David F.:   See: Sadsbury Forge, Lancaster Co.
            Mr.:  See: Black Fox Furnace, Clarion Co. 
                            Welsh & Haight Foundry, Venango Co.
            Sylvester:   See: Welsh Foundry, Cambria Co.
Welsh & Company Furnace, Clarion Co.,
             See: Black Fox Furnace, Clarion Co.
Welsh & Haight Foundry, Venango Co.
Welsh Foundry, Cambria Co.,
            See also:  Johnstown Mechanical Works Company, Cambria Co.
Wentz,
            Mr.:  See: Weissport Rolling Mill, Carbon Co.
            See also: Weiss & Wentz Company
West Brandywine Creek, Chester Co., PA,
           See: West Brandywine Rolling Mill (ca.1836- ? ), Chester Co.
West Brandywine Rolling Mill (ca.1836- ? ), Chester Co.
West Chester, Chester Co., PA,
            See: Evans & Baird Foundry, Chester Co.
West Conchohocken, Montgomery Co., PA,
            See: Merion Furnace (ca.1847-1880), Montgomery Co.
West Conecocheague Creek, Franklin Co. ,
           See: Valley Forge (ca.1804- ? ), Franklin Co.
                   Valley Furnace (ca.1825-1857), Franklin Co.
West Fairfield, Westmoreland Co., PA,
           See: Ross Furnace (ca.1814-1855), Westmoreland Co.
                   Unity Furnace (ca.1810- ? ), Westmoreland Co.
West Freedom, Clarion Co., PA,
          See: Black Fox Furnace, Clarion Co.
West Hanover, Dauphin Co., PA,
           See: Manada Furnace (ca.1836-1874), Dauphin Co.
West Hanover Township, Dauphin Co., PA,
           See: Manada Furnace (ca.1836-1874), Dauphin Co.
West Hempfield Township, Lancaster Co., PA,
          See: Chickies Furnace No. 1 (ca.1845-1900), Lancaster Co.
                  Chickies Furnace No. 2 (ca.1854-1900), Lancaster Co.
West Indiana, Indiana Co., PA,
           See: Enterprise Foundry (ca.1851-1865), Indiana Co.
West Manheim Township, York Co., PA,
            See: Mary Ann Furnace (ca.1762-1800), York Co.
                    Mary Ann Furnace Company, York Co.
West Middlesex, Mercer Co., PA,
            See: Middlesex Furnace, Mercer Co.
                   Middlesex Rolling Mill, Mercer Co.
                   Shenango Furnace No.1, Mercer Co.
                   Shenango Furnace No. 2, Mercer Co.
                   Shenango Furnace Company
West Middlesex Furnace, Mercer Co.,
            See: Middlesex Furnace, Mercer Co.
West Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co. ,
            See: Pittsburgh Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
West Point Forge (ca.1854- ? ), Allegheny Co.
West Providence Foundry, Bedford Co.
West Providence Township, Bedford Co., PA,
            See: Everett Furnace (ca.1884- ? ), Bedford Co.
West Sandy Creek Furnace, Venango Co.,      
            See: Sandy Furnace, Venango Co.
West Sharon, Mercer Co., PA,
           See: Slag Furnace, Mercer Co.
West Winfield, Butler Co., PA,
            See: Winfield Furnace (ca.1847/48-1864), Butler Co.
Westerman,
            Mr.:  See: Greenville Iron Company, Mercer Co.
Westerman, Murdock & Company,
            See: Greenville Iron Company, Mercer Co.
Westerman Furnace No. 1 (ca.1865- ? ), Mercer Co.
            See also: Sharon Rolling Mill (ca.1862- ? ), Mercer Co.
Westerman Furnace No 2 (ca.1866-? ), Mercer Co.
            See also:  Sharon Rolling Mill (ca.1862- ? ), Mercer Co.
Westerman Iron Company, Mercer Co.,
            See: Sharon Rolling Mill, Mercer Co.
                    Westerman Furnace No. 1 (ca.1865- ? ), Mercer Co.
                    Westerman Furnace No. 2 (ca.1866- ? ), Mercer Co.
Western Pennsylvania Historical Society (Authors):  
           See: Cited References
Western Telegraphe (Newspaper) (Authors):  
           See: Cited References
Westler,
            George:   See: Nescopeck Forge, Luzerne Co.
            Headley A.:   See: Nescopeck Forge, Luzerne Co.
            N.G.:   See: Nescopeck Forge, Luzerne Co.
            See also: Headley A. Westler & Company
Westmont, Cambria Co., PA,
            See: Mill Creek Furnace, Cambria Co.
Westmoreland County Historical Society (Authors):  
            See: Cited References
Westmoreland County, PA,
            See: Westmoreland County Iron Works & Iron Furnace Index
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania,
            See: Westmoreland County Iron Works & Iron Furnace Index
Westmoreland County Iron Furnaces, Pa,
            See: Westmoreland County Iron Works & Iron Furnace Index
Westmoreland County Iron Works, PA,
            See: Westmoreland County Iron Works & Iron Furnace Index
Westmoreland-Fayette Historical Society (Author):  
            See: Cited References
Westmoreland Forge (ca.1795-1810), Westmoreland Co.,
            See: Westmoreland Furnace (ca.1792-1810), Westmoreland Co.
Westmoreland Foundry, Westmoreland Co. ,
            See: Westmoreland Furnace (ca.1792-1810), Westmoreland Co.
Westmoreland Furnace (ca.1792-1810), Westmoreland Co.
Westmoreland Iron Works, Westmoreland Co.,
            See: Westmoreland Furnace (ca.1792-1810), Westmoreland Co.
Westmoreland Republican & Farmers Chronicle (Newspaper) (Authors):
            See: Cited References
Weyand,
            Daniel:   See: Shade Furnace, Somerset Co.
            See also: Wyand
Wharton,
            Charles, Jr.:   See: Chestnut Grove Furnace (ca.1830-1881), Adams Co.
                                        Mary Ann Furnace, Cumberland Co.
            Mr.:  See: Ormsby Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
Wharton, Brothers & Company,
            See: Ormsby Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
Wharton, Morris & Company,
            See: Mill Hall Furnace, Clinton Co.
Wharton Furnace (ca.1835/39-1873), Fayette Co.
Wharton Township, Fayette Co., PA,
            See: Centre Furnace (ca.1815-1830), Fayette Co.
                   Wharton Furnace (ca.1835/39-1873), Fayette Co.
Wheatland, Mercer Co., PA,
            See: Wheatland Furnace No. 1 (ca.1862-1874), Mercer Co.
                    Wheatland Furnace No. 2 (ca.1862-1874), Mercer Co.
                    Wheatland Furnace No. 3 (ca.1865-1874), Mercer Co.
                    Wheatland Furnace No. 4 (ca.1865-1874), Mercer Co.
Wheatland Furnace No. 1 (ca.1862-1874), Mercer Co.
Wheatland Furnace No. 2 (ca.1862-1874), Mercer Co.
Wheatland Furnace No. 3 (ca.1865-1874), Mercer Co.
Wheatland Furnace No. 4 (ca.1865-1874), Mercer Co.
Wheatland Rolling Mill (ca.1872- ? ), Mercer Co.
Wheatley,
            W. M.:   See: Portage Forge, Blair Co.
            See also: W.M. Wheatley & Company
Wheeler Iron Company,
            See: Fanny Furnace, Mercer Co.
                   Middlesex Rolling Mill, Mercer Co.
                   Middlesex Rolling Mill Company, Mercer Co.
Whelan,
            Frank (Author):   See: Cited References
Whigton,
            C.:   See: Massey Forge, Huntingdon Co.
            See also:   Wegton;   Wighton;  Wigton
Whitaker,
            James:   See: Reading Furnaces, Berks Co.
            Jos.:  See: Durham Iron Works Furnace No.1  (ca.1848- 1874), Bucks Co.
            Mr.:  See:  Harry of the West Furnace, Mercer Co.
                             Mary Ann Furnace, Mercer Co.
            See also:  Jos. Whitaker & Company
                           Keim, Keim, Seiffert & Whitaker Company
                           Whitaker & Watson Company
                            Whittaker
Whitaker & Watson Company,
            See:  Harry of the West Furnace, Mercer Co.
                    Mary Ann Furnace, Mercer Co.
Whittaker,
             Aaron: See: American Furnace, Armstrong Co.
             See also: Whitaker
Whittaker, Jamison & Ledlie Company,
             See: American Furnace, Armstrong Co.
White,
            Edward (Kirke) (Author):   See: Cited References
            Harvey:  See: Gebhart & Smith Nail Factory (ca.1825-1830), Fayette Co.
                                 White's Nail Factory (ca. ? -1830), Fayette Co.
            I. C. (Author):   See: Cited References
            James D.:  See: Etna Furnace No.1 (ca.1838- ? ), Lawrence Co.
            John G. (Author):   See: Cited References
            Mr.: See: Gaysport Furnace (ca.1836- ? ), Blair Co.
                           Norton Foundry, Fayette Co.
                           Reading Furnace, Berks Co.
            Silas:   See: Gebhart & Smith Nail Factrory (ca.1825-1830), Fayette Co.
                               White's Nail Factory (ca. ? -1830), Fayette Co.
            See also:   Ferguson , White & Company
                            Harvey & Silas White Company
                            Watson, White & Company
White & Ferguson Company,
            See: Reading Furnace, Berks Co.
White & Mc Bride Company,
            See: Norton Foundry, Fayette Co.
White & McBride Foundry (ca.1861- ? ), Fayette Co.,
            See: Norton Foundry, Fayette Co.
White Deer Furnace, Union Co.,
            See: Forest Furnace (ca.1845- ? ), Union Co.   
White Marsh Iron Works (ca.1857- ? ), Montgomery Co.
White Rock Forge (ca.1829-1854), Lancaster Co.
White's Furnace, Lawrence Co.,
            See: Etna Furnace, Lawrence Co.
White's Nail Factory (ca. ?- 1830), Fayette Co. ,
           See: Gebhart & Smith Nail Factory (1825-1830), Fayette Co.
Whitefield,
            Rev.:   See: Reading Furnace, Chester Co.
Whitestown, Adams Co., PA,
            See: Chestnut Grove Furnace (ca.1830-1881), Adams Co.
Whiting,
            Mr.:  See: Bear Creek Furnace, Armstrong Co.
                             Pittsburgh Rolling Mill, Allegheny Co.
            See also: Ruggles, Stackpole & Whiting Company
Wick,
            Mr.:  See: Webster Furnace, Venango Co.
            See also:  Dempsey & Wick Company
                            Week
Wideman,
            J. B.:   See: Union Forge, Lebanon Co.
            Jacob B.: See: Union Forge, Lebanon Co.
            See also: Weidman
Wigdon,
            Mr.:  See: Rockhill Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
                            Winchester Furnace (ca.1832-1850), Huntingdon Co.
            See: also: Isett, Wigdon & Company
                           Wigton
Wigdon's Forge, Huntingdon Co. ,
           See: Massey Forge (ca.1798- ? ), Huntingdon Co.
Wigdon's Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Wighton,
            Mr.:  See: Rockhill Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            See also: Wegton;   Whigton;   Wigton
Wigton,
            Andrew J.:  See: Winchester Furnace (ca.1832-1850), Huntingdon Co.
            C.:   See: Massey Forge (ca.1798- ? ), Huntingdon Co.
            Christopher:   See: Massey Forge, Huntingdon Co.
            Mr.:  See: Rockhill Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
                            Rough & Ready Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            R. B.:   See: Massey Forge, Huntingdon Co.
                               Winchester Furnace (ca.1832-1850), Huntingdon Co.
            Robert Benson:   See: Rockhill Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            Samuel:   See: Massey Forge (ca.1798- ? ), Huntingdon Co.
                                   Winchester Furnace (ca.1832-1850), Huntingdon Co.
            See also:  Isett, Wigton & Company
                            Wegton;  Wigdon;  Whigton;   Wighton
Wigton & Moore Company,
            See: Rough & Ready Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Wigton Forge, Huntingdon Co.,
           See: Massey Forge (ca.1798- ? ), Huntingdon Co.
Wildcat Furnace (ca.1843-1863), Clarion Co.
Wildcat Run, Clarion Co., PA,
           See: Pike Furnace (ca.1845-1868/69), Clarion Co.
                  Wildcat Furnace (ca.1843-1863), Clarion Co.
Wiley,
            Samuel:   See: Mary Ann Furnace, Fayette Co.
            Samuel T. (Author):   See: Cited References
Wiley & Robinson Company,
           See: Coolspring Furnace, Fayette Co.
Wiley & Robinson Furnace (ca.1845-1854), Fayette Co.,
           See: Coolspring Furnace, Fayette Co.
Wiley's Furnace (ca.1842-1845), Fayette Co.,
            See: Coolspring Furnace, Fayette Co.
Wilhelm,
            Artemus:   See: Aurora Iron Company, Lebanon Co.
Wilkesbarre, Luzerne Co., PA,
            See: Shickshinny Furnace, (ca.1846- ), Luzerne Co.
                   Wyoming Rolling Mill, Luzerne Co.
William Cross & Son Company,
            See: Forest Furnace, Forest Co.
William Lyon & Company,
            See: Bald Eagle Furnace, Blair Co.
William Mann & Company,
            See: Pennsylvania Axe Factory, Blair Co.
William Mc Ilvain & Sons Company,
            See: Mc Ilvaine & Sons Foundry, Berks Co.
William Penn Furnace (ca.1844- ? ), Montgomery Co.
William Penn Furnace No. 2 (ca.1845- ? ), Montgomery Co.
William Penn Furnace No. 3 (ca.1854- ? ), Montgomery Co.
William Tomb & Son Company,
            See: Armaugh Foundry, Indiana Co.
Williams,
            Dr.:   See: Union Furnace, Venango Co.
            Thomas E.:   See: Mount Airy Forge, Berks Co.
            See also: Geist & Williams Company
                          Guest, Williams & Company
Williamsburg, Blair Co., PA,
            See:  Franklin Forge (ca.1828-1861), Blair Co.
                    Juniata Furnace, Blair Co.
                    Rus Foundry, Blair Co.
                    Springfield Furnace (ca.1814-1885), Blair Co.
                    Williamsburg Foundry, Blair Co.
                    Williamsburg Furnace, Blair Co.
                    Williamsburg Manufacturing Company, Blair Co.
Williamsburg Foundry, Blair Co.
Williamsburg Furnace, Blair Co.,
            See: Juniata Furnace, Blair Co.
Williamsburg Furnace (ca.1845- ? ), Columbia Co.
Williamsburg Heritage & Historical Society (author),
           See: Cited References
Williamsburg Manufacturing Company, Blair Co.,
           See: Juniata Furnace, Blair Co.
Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA,
            See: Hepburn Forge, Lycoming Co.
                    Valentine Iron Company Rolling Mill (ca.1873- ? ), Lycoming Co.
Willieroy Furnace (ca.1854-1874), Lawrence Co.
Wilmington, Lawrence Co., PA,
           See: Tremont Furnace (ca.1848- ? ), Lawrence Co.
            See also: New Wilmington, Lawrence Co., PA
Wilmington Furnace, Lawrence Co. ,
           See: Tremont Furnace, Lawrence Co.
Wilroy Furnace, Lawrence Co.,
           See: Willieroy Furnace (ca.1854-1874), Lawrence Co.
Wilson,
            D. E.:  See: Allentown Furnaces, Lehigh Co.
            J. C.:   See: Beaver Furnace, Snyder Co.
            James:   See: Mill Creek Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            John:  See: Cocheco Furnace (ca.1834-1865), Clarion Co.
            Mr.:  See: Shickshinny Furnace, Luzerne Co.
                            Springhill Furnace No. 4 (ca.1854- ? ), Fayette Co.
                            Union Forge & Iron Mill (ca.1862- ? ), Allegheny Co.
            Samuel:   See: Cocheco Furnace (ca.1834-1865), Clarion Co.
                                  Helen Furnace, Clarion Co.
            Theophilus L. (Author):  See: Cited References
            See also: D. E. Wilson & Company
                          Oilphant & Wilson Company
                          Oliphant & Wilson Company
Wilson & Koons Company,
            See: Shickshinny Furnace, Luzerne Co.
Wilson & Mc Kim Company,
            See: Helen Furnace, Clarion Co.
Wilson & Wilson Company,
             See: Cocheco Furnace (ca.1834-1865), Clarion Co.
Wilson, Walker & Company,
             See: Union Forge & Iron Mill (ca.1862- ? ), Allegheny Co.
Wilson's Furnace, Clarion Co.,
            See: Cocheco Furnace (ca.1834-1865), Clarion Co.
Winch, Corydon Rolling Mill, Philadelphia Co.
Winchester Furnace (ca.1832-1850), Huntingdon Co.
Winder,
           Spencer (Author):   See: Cited References
Windsor Forge (ca.1766- ? ), Berks Co.
Windsor Forge (ca.1725- ? ), Lancaster Co.
Windsor Forges (ca.1743-1857), Lancaster Co.
Windsor Forge, Schuylkill Co.,
            See: Windsor Furnace, Schuylkill Co.
Windsor Furnace, (ca.1768/1820- ? ) Berks Co.
Windsor Furnace, Schuylkill Co.
            See also: Windsor Furnace, Berks Co.
Winfield, Union Co., PA,
            See: Union Furnace (ca.1853- ? ), Union Co.
Winfield,
            John:   See: Middlesex Rolling Mill, Mercer Co.
            See also: Veach, Winfield & Mc Fadden Company
Winfield Coal & Iron Company, Butler Co.,
           See: Winfield Furnace, Butler Co.
Winfield Furnace (ca.1847/48-1866), Butler Co.
Wister,
            J.:  See: Wister Furnace (ca.1867- ? ), Dauphin Co.
            John:   See: Montebello Furnace, Perry Co.
Wister Furnace (ca.1867- ? ), Dauphin Co.
Withers,
            George:   See: Mount Eden Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            John:   See: Greenwood Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
                               Mount Eden Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            Joseph:   See: Palmyra Forge, York Co.
            M.:  See: Duquesne Forge (ca.1800- ? ), Lancaster Co.
            Michael:   See: Mount Eden Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            See also: Joseph Withers & Company
Wither's Furnace, Lancaster Co. ,
            See: Conowingo Furnace, Lancaster Co.
Wm. Bell & Son Company,
            See: Oil Creek Foundry, Venango Co.
Wm. D. Wood & Company,
            See: Mc Keesport Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
Wm. L. Miller & Company,
            See: Finley Furnace, Fayette Co.
Wm. M. Kauffman & Company,
            See: Sheridan Furnace, Lebanon Co.
Wm. Mc Ilvain & Sons Company,
            See:  Mc Ilvaine & Sons Foundry, Berks Co.
Wm. Mc Ilvaine & Sons Company,
            See: Mc Ilvaine & Sons Foundry, Berks Co.
Wm. Neal & Sons Company,
             See: Bloom Forge, Columbia Co.
                     Bloom Foundry, Columbia Co.
                     Bloom Furnace (ca.1853/54- ? ), Columbia Co.
Wm. Penn Furnace, Montgomery Co.,
            See: William Penn Furnace, Montgomery Co.
Wolf Creek, Mercer Co., PA,
            See: Springfield Furnace (ca.1837-1862), Mercer Co.
Wolverton,
            Mr.:  See: Paxinas Forge, Northumberland Co.
            See also: Leisenring & Wolverton Company
Womelsdorf, Berks Co., PA,
            See: Charming Forge (ca.1749- ? ), Berks Co.
                    Charming Forge Slitting Mill, Berks Co.
Womer,
            Wm.H.:   See: Greenwood Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Wood,
            A., Jr.:   See: Schuylkill Iron Works, Montgomery Co.
            Allen:   See: Schuylkill Iron Works, Montgomery Co. 
            C. A.:   See: Wheatland Furnaces, Mercer Co.
             J. T.:    See: Wheatland Furnaces, Mercer Co.
             James:   See: Wheatland Furnaces, Mercer Co.
                                 Wood's Rolling Mill, Allegheny Co.
            Jas.:  See: Eagle Rolling Mill (ca.1849- ? ), Allegheny Co.
                            Wheatland Furnaces, Mercer Co.
            John:   See: Warner Nail Manufactory, Fayette Co.
            Mr.:  See: Bens Creek Furnace, Somerset Co.
                           Mill Creek Furnace, Cambria Co. 
                           Quittapahilla Forge, Lebanon Co.
                           Rough & Ready Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
                           Schell Iron Works, Montgomery Co.
                           White Marsh Iron Works, Montgomery Co.
             S. R.:  See: Chulasky Furnace (ca.1846-1881), Northumberland Co.
            Wm. D.:   See: Mc Keesport Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
            See also:  Allen, Wood & Company, Montgomery Co. 
                            James Wood's Sons & Company
                            Jas. Wood's Sons & Company
                            Lukens & Wood Company
                            Woods
Wood, Morehead & Company,
            See: Mc Keesport Iron Works, Allegheny Co.
Wood, Morrell & Company,
            See: Bens Creek Furnace, Somerset Co.
                    Mill Creek Furnace, Cambria Co.
Wood, Watson & Company,
            See: Rough & Ready Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
Wood & Lukens Company,
            See: White Marsh Iron Works, Montgomery Co.
Wood & Mc Knight Company,
            See: Hecla Rolling Mill, Allegheny Co.
Wood's Rolling Mill (ca.1850- ? ), Allegheny Co.
Wood's Son & Company,
            See: Wood's Rolling Mill, Allegheny Co. 
Woodberry, Blair Co., PA,
            See: Woodberry Furnace, Blair Co.
Woodberry Furnace (ca.1828- ? ), Blair Co.
Woodberry Township, Blair Co., PA,
            See: Franklin Forge (ca.1818-1861). Blair Co.
                    Springfield Furnace (ca.1814-1885), Blair Co.
Woodbridge Town, Fayette Co., PA,
            See:  Pine Grove Forge, Fayette Co.
Woodbury, Bedford Co., PA,
            See: Bloomfield Furnace (ca.1845/47-1888), Blair Co.
                   Elizabeth Furnace (ca.1827-1843/1847), Bedford Co.
Woodbury Township, Blair Co., PA,
            See: Springfield Furnace (ca.1814-1885), Blair Co.
Woodbury Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA,
            See: Springfield Furnace (ca.1814-1885), Blair Co.
Wooddale, Fayette Co., PA,
            See: Mount Vernon Furnace, Fayette Co.
Wooddrop,
            Alexander:   See: Pool Forge (ca.1716- ? ), Berks Co.
            See also: Alexander Wooddrop & Company
Woods,
            James:   See: Wheatland Furnaces, Mercer Co.
            John:   See: Pennsylvania Rolling Mill, Montgomery Co.
            Mr.:  See: Centre Furnace (ca.1815-1830), Fayette Co.
                            Fort Pitt Iron & Steel Works, Allegheny Co.
                            Pittsburg Steel Works, Allegheny Co.
            S. S.:   See: Pennsylvania Axe Factory, Blair Co.
            See also:  Ewing & Woods Company
                           John Woods & Brothers Company
                           Kerlin, Franciscus & Woods Company
                           Reese, Graff & Woods Company
                           Wood
Woodstock Forge (ca.1828- ? ), York Co.
            See: Woodstock Furnace (ca.1842- ? ), York Co.
Woodstock Furnace (ca.1842- ? ), York Co.
Woodward,
            A.:   See: Biddle Furnace, Armstrong Co.
Woodworth,
            Mr.:  See: Mary Ann Furnace, Mercer Co.
            See also:  Himrod & Woodworth Company
                            Vincent, Himrod & Woodworth Company
Workman,
            Andrew:   See: Phoenix Furnace, Armstrong Co.
            See also: Smith, Travis, Grischer & Workman Company
Workingmen's Iron & Nail Company, Chester Co.
           See: Chester County Rolling Mill (ca.1830-1854), Chester Co.
Worthington,
            Mr.:  See: Redstone Furnace, Fayette Co.
            See also: Synder & Worthington Company
Worthington & Synder Company,
            See: Redstone Furnace, Fayette Co.
Worthington & Synder Furnace, Fayette Co.
           See: Redstone Furnace (ca.1800- ? ), Fayette Co.
Wren,
            George H.:   See: Grant Iron Works, Schuylkill Co.
            Thomas:   See: Grant Iron Works, Schuylkill Co.
            See also: Lee & Wren Company
Wright,
            Archibald:   See: Shawnee Furnace, Lancaster Co.
                                      Shawnee Furnace No. 2, Lancaster Co.
            D.A.W.:   See: Greenwood Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            Franklin:   See: Margaretta Furnace, York Co.
            J.A.:   See: Greenwood Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            John A.:   See: Greenwood Furnace, Huntingdon Co.
            Mr.:  See: Aurora Furnace, York Co.
                            Monocacy Furnace, Berks Co.
                            Shawnee Furnace, Lancaster Co.
            See also:  Gardner & Wright Company
Wright, Cook & Company,
            See: Monocacy Furnace, Berks Co.
Wright & Nephew Company,
            See: Shawnee Furnace, Lancaster Co.
Wrights Iron Company,
            See: Aurora Furnace, York Co.
Wrightville, York Co., PA,
            See: Aurora Furnace, York Co.
                    Margaretta Furnace, York Co.
                    Woodstock Forge (ca.1828- ? ), York Co.
                    Woodstock Furnace (ca.1842- ? ), York Co.
Wrightville Iron Company,
            See: Aurora Furnace, York Co.
Writers' Program (Author):
             See: Cited References
Wurtz,
            Samuel:  See: Hampton Forge (ca.1797/1800-1825), Fayette Co.
            See also: Mochabee & Wurtz Company
Wyand,
            Daniel:   See: Shade Furnace, Somerset Co.
            See also: Weyand
Wyattville, Venango Co., PA,
             See: Valley Furnace, Venango Co.
Wyncoop,
             Mr.:  See: Stanhope Furnace, Schuylkill Co.
             See also:   Wynkoop
Wyncoop Brothers Company,
             See: Stanhope Furnace, Schuylkill Co.
Wynkoop,
             Mr.:  See: Stanhope Furnace, Schuylkill Co.
             See also:  Wyncoop
Wynkoop Brothers Company,
             See: Stanhope Furnace, Schuylkill Co.
Wyoming County, PA,
             See: Wyoming County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Wyoming County, Pennsylvania,
             See: Wyoming County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Wyoming County Iron Furnaces, PA,
             See: Wyoming County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Wyoming County Iron Works, PA,
             See: Wyoming County Iron Furnace & Iron Works Index
Wyoming Rolling Mill (ca.1842- ? ), Luzerne Co.

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