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Pencoyd Iron Works, opposite mouth of Wissahickon.
Depicts the smokestacks and factory buildings of the Pencoyd Iron Works from the Schuylkill River. Includes boats on the river in the foreground. In 1852, Percival and Algernon Roberts started the business manufacturing bridge and structural steel supplies. Merged with the American Bridge Company in 1900., Photographer's imprint printed on mount., Title and date given in manuscript on mount.