8-27-13 The Adirondack Iron Works (The Tahawus Tract)

A short way below Henderson Lake, you come to the ruins of the last blast furnace of the Adirondack Iron Works.  The company operated between 1827 and 1857 but was finally defeated by the remoteness of the location, the failure to complete a promised train line to the works, and the presence of titanium dioxide in the iron ore.

156 years later the blast furnace still stands.

Journey's End_Source of the Hudson

Journey's End_Source of the Hudson

Journey's End_Source of the Hudson

Journey's End_Source of the Hudson

Journey's End_Source of the Hudson

Journey's End_Source of the Hudson

Journey's End_Source of the Hudson

Journey's End_Source of the Hudson

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