Coal and Iron Industries


Steam Engine

Engine depended in coal. The success of the steam engine increased the need for coal & led to the expansion in coal production.

Britain's natural resources

large supplies of iron ore.


Created by Henry Cort the process called "Puddling" basically purified impure metal, especially pig iron, by heating and stirring in an oxidizing atmosphere.

British and Iron industry booming

In 1740 britain had produced 17,000 tons of iron, that's when it boomed. In 1852 britain produced almost 3 million tons of iron, more iron than the world combined.