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  1. Industrial Revolution — 2016-06-23 12:25:37
    … an English Quaker family that played a role in the Industrial Revolution. He followed in his father's footsteps at the Darby foundry in Coalbrookdale in the Ironbridge Gorge in [[Shropshire]], refining techniques for producing wrought iron from…
    …d producing the iron to replace the more expensive brass cylinders used in Thomas Newcomen's steam engines. == Abraham Darby III (1750 – 1791) == {{Image url="Abraham_darby_IV.jpg" class="right" width="200" }} Abraham carried on his family's…
    …e river Severn at a place now called Ironbridge. This bridge is still standing and can be visited to this day. Abraham Darby III took over the family business in the 1770s. As it grew, he attracted more workers with various measures. In times o…

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