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Books and Articles:

"Charcoal Iron in Oregon." Journal of the U.S. Association of Charcoal Iron Workers,
         April 1880, vol. 1: 7-9.

Crichton, E. W. "The Oswego Furnace, Oregon." Journal of the U.S. Association of
         Charcoal Iron Workers
, vol. 2, no. 2, [1881]: 288-290.

Daniels, Joseph. Iron and Steel Manufacturing in Washington, Oregon, California, and
. University of Washington Engineering Experiment Station Series. No. 2,
         Dec. 15, 1929.

Fulton, Ann. Iron, Wood & Water: An Illustrated History of Lake Oswego. San Antonio,
         Texas: Historical Publishing Network and the Oswego Heritage Council, 2002.

Goodall, Mary. Oregon's Iron Dream: A Story of Old Oswego and the Proposed Iron
         Empire of the West. Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1958.

Gordon, Robert B. American Iron 1607-1900. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins
         University, 1996.

Hawkins, William John, III. The Grand Era of Cast-Iron Architecture in Portland.
         Portland: Binford & Mort, 1976.

Hergert, Herbert L. Early Iron Industry in Oregon. Reed College Bulletin 26, no. 2
         (1948): 1-40.

Johansen, Dorothy. Organization and Finance of the Oregon Iron and Steel Company,
         1880-1895. Pacific Northwest Quarterly 31, no. 2 (1940): 123-59.

Kirby, Ed. Echoes of Iron in Connecticut's Northwest Corner. Sharon, CT.: Sharon
         Historical Society, 1998.

Lake Oswego Public Library staff and volunteers, Eds. In Their Own Words: A Collection
         of Reminiscences of Early Oswego, Oregon
. Lake Oswego, Oregon: Lake Oswego
         Public Library, 1976.

Overman, Frederick A. The Manufacture of Iron in All Its Various Branches. Philadelphia:
         Baird, 1850.

Pumpelly, Raphael. Report on the Mining Industries of the United States. Washington,
         DC: Department of the Interior, 1886.

Rolando, Victor R. 200 Years of Soot and Sweat: The History and Archeology of
         Vermont's Iron, Charcoal, and Lime Industries.
. Manchester Center, VT:
         Vermont Archeological Society and Mountain Publications, 1992.

Newspaper Articles

City section. The Daily Oregonian. Sept. 11, 1873.

"Fifty Emigrants for Oregon." Ironton Review (Ironton, Ohio), March 15, 1883.

"Iron Manufacture at Oswego." West Shore, Nov. 2, 1889, pp. 232-238.

"Oregon Iron and Steel Works." Supplement to West Shore, [1888].

"Oregon Iron Company." The Weekly Herald, July 28, 1866.

"The Oswego Iron Furnace." The Daily Oregonian, Feb. 10, 1876.

"Oswego Iron Works." The Daily Oregonian, August 27, 1867.

"Protest Against Chinese Labor." The Oregonian. April 10, 1967, p. 2.

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