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In the centre of this painting is a 100 ton waterwheel constructed by Richard Crawshay to power four furnaces. This project typifies his use of the latest technology to make Cyfarthfa a world leader in the production of iron.

In the background, you can see coal being burnt to produce sulphur-free coke. This pure fuel was then used in the furnaces.

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