Beyond Steel

The Autobiography of John Fritz

Creator: Fritz, John, 1822-1913.
Annotation: John Fritz was born in 1822 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was apprenticed as a blacksmith and became a wheelwright. He later supervised the building of an iron making furnace. In 1860 he became General Superintendent and Chief Engineer of the Bethlehem Iron Works. In 1864 he supervised the building of a Bessemer converter for the firm. After retiring in 1892 he became a trustee of Lehigh University, and engaged in other civic work in the community. He died in 1913 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Description: xvi, 326 p. incl. front., illus., plates, ports. pl. 24 cm.
Publisher: New York: J. Wiley & Sons
Date: 1912
Subject: Iron & Steel
Contributor: Lehigh University
 

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