Cities: Piedmont

Piedmont Charcoal Kilns Historic Site

Site Facilities: Interstate 80 (exit 24, Leroy Road); ten miles south of I-80. Brief History Built by Moses Byrne in 1869 to supply charcoal for the iron smelting industry in Utah, these conical limestone kilns measure 30 feet across and 30 feet high. Only three of the original 40 kilns remain. It was estimated that… Read more »