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1882 [[Charles Cammell and Co]] acquired the [[Wilson, Cammell and Co|Dronfield Steel Works]] and the Workington part of the [[Derwent Hematite Iron Co|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.<ref>The Times, Dec 02, 1885</ref>
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1882 [[Charles Cammell and Co]] acquired the [[Wilson, Cammell and Co|Dronfield Steel Works]] and the Workington part of the [[Derwent Hematite Iron Co|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.<ref>The Times, Dec 02, 1885</ref> <ref>The Times, Mar 21, 1882</ref>
  
  

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