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Iron & Steel Preservation Chronicle
December 2023

Feature articles:

  • Wrought Iron, the Metal
  • Wrought Iron Puddling
  • Into the 20th Century
  • Wrought Iron in Bridge Construction
  • Byers Genuine Wrought Iron Pipe
  • Wrought Iron into the Future
  • Video “Destination Michigan”
  • ISP Chronicle Archive
  • Iron & steel Preservation Program Fund

Iron & Steel Preservation Chronicle
May 2023

Feature articles:

  • Vic the Crane Operator
  • Destination Michigan
  • Rivet Demonstration for Blacksmiths

Iron & Steel Preservation Chronicle
February 2023

Feature articles:

  • Unrecorded Tools
  • An Intrighting Discovery
  • Arithmetic Note by Nan Jackson
  • Wrought Iron from the Parshallburg Bridge: an Educational Opportunity
  • Hand Made Shop Tools

Iron & Steel Preservation Chronicle
October 2022

Feature articles:

  • Oregon Coast Highway 101
  • 1936 Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport, Oregon
  • Society for Industrial Archeology (SIA) tours in Portland, Oregon
  • Nan and Vern re-visit the St Johns Bridge
  • Shop-riveting in the St. Johns Bridge and Other Bridges

Iron & Steel Preservation Chronicle
August 2022

Feature articles:

  • Michigan’s Up-North (Vern Mesler)
  • American Bridge Co., Ambridge, Pennsylvania
  • Mackinac Bridge Webinar Presentation (Cole Cavalieri)
  • Nathan Holth of HistoricBridges.org found this interesting article:
  • Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

Iron & Steel Preservation Chronicle
June 2022

Feature articles:

  • Forge Welding 1904
  • Forge Welding Wrought Iron 2022
  • Webinar Shop Tour: Ballard Forge, Seattle
  • Schedule a Presentation
  • Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

Feature articles:

  • New Riveted Frame for 150-Year-Old Bronze Bell
  • “That looks great! Unfortunately, ...
  •  Ready for Assembly
  • Arrival at Nielbock’s Shop

Feature articles:

  • Hollywood Riveting
  • Marvelous Industrial Proces
  • Industrial Welder Discovers Riveting
  • Name Change: Who fabricated the Golden Gate Bridge?
  • Golden Gate Bridge: a missing word changes the record

Nan Jackson and Vern Mesler

Feature articles:

  • Forge Welding 1904
  • Forge Welding Wrought Iron 2022
  • Webinar Shop Tour: Ballard Forge, Seattle
  • Schedule a Presentation
  • Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

Feature articles:

  • Gale Road Bridge, Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park.
  • Historic Bridge Eye-Bars
  • Great Britain’s Clifton Suspension Bridge

Feature articles:

  • Bauer Road Bridge, Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge, Webinar
  • David Simmons, Boyer field rivet hammer Webinar

Feature articles:

  • 1942 Murray 100# Power Hammer travels to Missouri.
  • Charlotte Highway/Centerline Bridge, Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park
  • 20 Mile Road Bridge, Calhoun County Historic Bridge