The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 74 (1996) > Issues > Issue 4 > Strengthening of the Charging Ramp to the Darby Furnace, Coalbrookdale
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Strengthening of the Charging Ramp to the Darby Furnace, Coalbrookdale

Sometime over the weekend of 7 and 8 March 1987, part of the charging ramp to the famous Darby furnace at Coalbrookdale collapsed. Subsequent investigations revealed that other parts of the structure were also very unstable, and they were temporarily shored. R. Dixon

Author(s): Dixon, R

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