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Born of Iron Made of Steel

posted 19 Nov 2015, 07:42 by Web Admin

The Eston Residents Association book called "Born of Iron Made of Steel" has just gone on sale.

The book tells the story of this area from the Iron Age, through to finding of Iron Stone by Bolckow and Vaughan and the growth of this area as one of the major Industrial areas of the country.  There is a secton on Smiths Dock,  The growth of ICI and the industrial complex,  Eston Urban District, many old pictures,  older residents memories and goes right up to present day.  It has taken over a year to put together, and was completed just as the annoucment of the closure of our ~Steel Industry, which is also documented.   

The books are on sale priced £9.99  (100 pages). If you would like to purchase a copy please contact Mr Julian at the academy