Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Content: Advisable To Check Whether Ireland Is Included In Any Of These Data. Production: Bessemer Steel Rails Only; Exports: 1876-88: All Steel Rails; 1889-94: Iron And Steel Rails. This Series Is Given Here As 2 Variables: (1) Annual Data Only, 1876-94; (2) Annual Data Only, 1915-35. One Long Ton = 2240 Lb. Avoir. = 1016.06 Kg. Source: Production Plus Imports Minus Exports. Production From British Iron And Steel Federation, "Statistics Of The Iron And Steel Industries" For 1918 And Later Years; Direct From The Federation Before 1918. Imports And Exports From "Accounts Relating To Trade And Navigation, " Also Beginning In 1919, Available In Board Of Trade, Customs And Excise Dept., "Statement Of The Trade Of The United Kingdom."
This NBER data series a02084e appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02084e
National Bureau of Economic Research, Steel Rail Consumption for Great Britain [A0284EGBA576NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A0284EGBA576NNBR, November 23, 2017.