Iron Ladle and Scale Car, Kirkleatham Museum

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Hidden away in a staff car park and with no information board.

Iron was poured into this vessel and taken to the caster plant and tipped into “pigs

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The other unusual item is apparently a scale car from the Cleveland Iron Plant. It picked up the charge for the blast furnace before dumping it in the furnace hopper cars.

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