June 2013 Field Trip https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/ June 2013 Field Trip Iron Waste Slag Car This "Slag Car" was used to remove the waste or slag produced by iron production. It was used to move and dump slag at various locations around the iron works site. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611102 181611102 The Burden Iron Company Headquarters of the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611104 181611104 Museum Building The Museum preserves the history of Iron working in South Troy and the transformation of the region around the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers in the nineteenth century. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611105 181611105 Facade of building https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611106 181611106 Waterwheel Photo of the most powerful waterwheel in history, and in all likelihood, the model and inspiration for the world's first Ferris Wheel in 1893. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611107 181611107 Building original walls This building is largely in it's original state, although repairs and some alterations have been made over the years. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611108 181611108 Original woodwork around ceiling https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611109 181611109 Michael Barrett talks to GHS members Michael Barrett, future Executive Director of the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway museum, explained various aspects of the Troy Iron Industry in its heydey. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181895443 181895443 Tour of Burden Iron Works The Burden family influence on the Troy Iron industry as well as many unique facts regarding period inventions and indusries in Troy were discussed. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181895444 181895444 Large Cast Iron Bell The "lion's share" of the New World's bells were cast here. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611110 181611110 Collar manufacturer equipment More than a million detachable collars and cuffs were made each day! The Burden Iron Co. had the first truly all-women labor union. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611111 181611111 Troy-Bilt Rototillers https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611112 181611112 https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611113 181611113 https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611114 181611114 https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611115 181611115 https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611116 181611116 Interior skylight ceiling windows https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611118 181611118 Remnant of bell mold https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611119 181611119 Bells of various sizes https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611120 181611120 Cast Iron Stove https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611121 181611121 Cast Iron Stove https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611122 181611122 The Burden Iron Co. Famous for many new inventions, such as the hook-headed railroad spike as well as some of the finest surveying instruments used by leading explorers. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611123 181611123 Artist's rendering of new museum space The lighting will show what the lighting was like under early conditions. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611125 181611125 Waterwheel used in Iron production https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611126 181611126 Diorama of early production complex https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611128 181611128 Horse shoes Almost all of the horseshoes used by the North in the Civil war, were at one time, produced here. They were produced at a rate of a million a week. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611129 181611129 Hull armor for the U.S.S. Monitor https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611130 181611130 https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611131 181611131 Cast Iron Parlor Stove https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611132 181611132 Various stoves Some of the most famous cooking and heating stoves were made here. https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181611133 181611133 https://www.guilderlandhistoricalsociety.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181895442 181895442