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Derwent Steel and Iron Works

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of Workington

1882 Charles Cammell and Co acquired the Dronfield Steel Works and the Workington part of the Derwent Iron Co and combined them to make the Derwent Steel and Iron Works at Workington, concentrating on manufacture of steel rails which could be more easily dispatched from a coastal works than one that was inland.[1] [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 02, 1885
  2. The Times, Mar 21, 1882