puddler


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a worker who turns pig iron into wrought iron by puddling

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For Davis, and no doubt for many of her readers, a puddler appears to be merely one more of the anonymous roles in the life of drudgery for those whose lives are wasted in the mills.
The steel-mill puddler does not yet sort memos, the coal miner does not yet sit in conferences, the cotton mill- hand does not yet sip martinis from his lunchbox.
Illustrating her point with a photographic plate of Belgian sculptor Constantin Meunier's Puddler adorned with bold red arrows indicating the price tag that employers had attached to the eyes, arms, legs, and fingers of the Pittsburgh steel workers, Eastman made abundantly clear the commodifying impact of the common law;(142) in her view, the only difference between workmen's compensation and the common law of work accidents was that the common law established shockingly stingy prices.
Iron puddler George Roberts testified that he had seen Myra Strunk hand Hoover a note in his store, while glass blower Levi Pierce depicted Strunk in the days prior to the murder as "wild" and "incoherent.
Deb, for example, doesn't drink; Hugh, the ignorant puddler, carves statues; Mitchell identifies Hugh as the artist, yet remains aloof; the narrator grows up in this house, yet has somehow escaped its degradation.
Incursions against the power of the puddler led to the formation of the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers (AAISW) in 1881 and a series of conflicts between steel workers and steel makers over wage levels and the right to union representation.
His early working life was spent as a puddler, agitating molten iron with a long hook in a Walker Ironworks.
So let me introduce George Benjamin Thorneycroft, sometime puddler of Bradley, who in 1824 stepped up to manage the Shrubbery Ironworks in Horseley Fields.
The passage the Atlantic Monthly text omits occurs in the church scene, about two-thirds of the way into the story where the Welsh immigrant, iron-mill puddler Hugh Wolfe enters an Evangelical Protestant church.
My great grandfather was a steel puddler, one of those professions which I think has died out, and he worked in the steel works at Ironbridge in Shropshire.
It is certainly true that the substitution of steel for iron weakened the position of the puddler and his union.
I wonder what he will think when I tell you that a man who worked as a puddler at a furnace during the time that Tom Murphy was training Riley lost 10 pounds in one shift
Skiffs like the Aquapod, Momarsh Fat Boy or Carstens' Puddler can get you into places where larger crafts can't.
100 Years Ago At Oldbury Police Court yesterday, George Lowe (20), puddler, of Whiley Street, Langley, was summoned for persistent cruelty to his wife, Winifred Lowe.
The first Murphy was a puddler and he was left with just four fingers after stirring the molten iron with his hands.