Click any thumbnail to enter the gallery of full size images Wortley Top Forge¬†is a water powered heavy iron forge whose history can be traced back to at least 1640. The site has been used for bloomeries and fineries but it is best known for the Wrought Iron Railway Axles that were¬†hammer-welded between 1840 and... Continue Reading →

11 March 1864

On the 11th March 1864 the Dale Dyke Dam collapsed.  Parts of Sheffield were devastated by what is now known as the Great Sheffield Flood. Click here for more information

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