Michigan Technological University
2004 Field School & Industrial Archaeology Project - West Point Foundry

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The 2004 Field School & IA Project continued the research at the site of the West Point Foundry. This site is in Cold Spring, New York, in the Hudson River Valley north of New York City. Michigan Tech continued a long-term research project on this famous industrial site, owned and managed by the Scenic Hudson Land Trust. The 2004 field team continued the total station mapping project and excavations in selected areas of the site, including both industrial and domestic components. (Photo above by Larry Mishkar, all other West Point photos are by Field School students and staff)


Tim & Elizabeth talk about the furnace to 4th graders from Haldane School.

Overview of Blowing Engine area.

MTU IA Home Page: http://www.industrialarchaeology.net

West Point Foundry MTU Archaeology Home Page: http://www.westpointfoundry.org