Top: 1984 Looking up through the roof of the foundry building prior to
Upper Middle: 1984 Part of the old foundry building before demolition.
Lower Middle: 1984 View of a building with slates removed.
Bottom: September 1983
A foundry workman shortly before the business closed.
In the past the
foundry had supplies of coke, scrap metal and pig iron delivered by horse and
cart from the railway station.
Most local mills, factories and businesses used
the foundry to supply their iron work, including Aireborough Urban District
Council who bought grates for Baxi fires which were fitted in Council