Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1893-1921 (2)--Original Data, 1921-1939. Data Are For Total Number Of Furnaces In Blast, Not Comparable With Earlier Data. Data For April-June 1921 And May-December 1926 Were Effected By A Complete Stoppage Of The Coal Industry. Data For August 1926 Not Published By Source, Figure Taken From Following Month. Source: Labour Gazette, May 1894, P. 140, And Monthly Issues Thereafter.
This NBER data series m01133b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 1 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter01.html.
NBER Indicator: m01133b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Pig Iron Furnaces in Blast for Great Britain [M0133BGBM478NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0133BGBM478NNBR, November 23, 2017.