A collection: Backyard furnaces in Henan 1958-1961

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Backyard furnace in Guangdong in 1958

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Yunfu county (云浮县), Guangdong 

西江糖厂附属炼铁土高炉. 195871日,云浮县委成立“钢铁工业领导小组”,随后掀起“全党全民大办钢铁”的高潮。全县建起炼铁高炉300多座,投入13万多劳动力,大砍林木作燃料,炼出一堆烧结铁、氧化铁

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