Galtström Ironworks

Sundsvall, Sweden

Galtström ironworks was founded in 1673 and it was the largest in Medelpad region. Today it is one of Medelpad largest tourist destination with over 30,000 visitors a year. Among arranged guided tours in summertime, there are steam engines, blast furnace and old manor. Galtström church (built 1680-1697) is also located nearby. It is Norrland's first ironworks church.

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Founded: 1673
Category: Industrial sites in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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