Sterling Furnace #2

Corner Sterling Lake Road & Old Forge Road, Warwick

Restored blast furnace of the Sterling Ironworks


SterlingFurnace 1

Furnace with dome removed, columns remain

Photo taken by Chester Gehman 06/02/1985




Sterling Furnace #2 was built 1847-48 near the outlet of Sterling Pond. The remains of the furnace were leveled by a contractor in 1955, and is now restored. The restoration was completed in the summer of 1959, when a large plastic dome supported by white columns was placed over it for protection. The dome has since been removed, but the columns remain. A commemorative plaque, placed in 1906, is nearby.


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Update Log 

  • June 12, 2015: Added by Chester Gehman


  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com