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Where did all the iron go?

Ever wondered what they did with all that iron ore from Blairton that made its way to the blast furnace in 1823? While we know a lot of iron was used as ballast for ship returning to England,  in November of that year, Charles Hayes advertised an increased variety of goods including "Potash kettles and cooler, 40 gallon cauldrons and sugar kettles, single and double stores, pots and Bake ovens, Dog Irons, Sleigh shoes, cart and wagon boxes, Fanning Mill, Irons and Mill and Bar Iron."               So what are Dog Irons?  They're the metal supports for logs in a fireplace.