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The Bellows in the Rafters

The Bellows in the Rafters

This is the bellows that supplies air to the blacksmith's forge. There is a frame of wood hoops, which are covered with a supple material. When bellows is compressed, it forces air through a black metal pipe that is attached to the bottom. Economy was the third settlement started by the Harmonist Society, and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Properties. The site is located in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. For more information about the Harmonist Society’s settlement at “Oekonomie,” visit the Old Economy Village website.
Galleries: Old Economy Village
Keywords: ambridge, bellow, blacksmith, harmonist society, harmonists, old economy village, pennsylvania, smithy
Photo Location: Ambridge, Pennsylvania
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 06/04/2011
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Original Dimensions: 5307×3237
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 40°35'49.49"N 80°13'22.20"W
Picture Number: 14784