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    Fritz Appleby sifts through part of his uncleaned collection of cast iron in the basement of his Pownal home.

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    Appleby collects, cleans, and sells pieces of cast iron of all sizes and shapes.

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    Pieces of cast iron sit in the basement of Appleby's Pownal home.

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    Appleby dunks a cast iron pan into an electrolysis tub in his basement. Appleby has hundreds of piece of cast iron in his collection and uses the electrolysis process - in which rust is removed by using electricity to attract the particles to another piece of steel inside the tank - to clean and prepare the pieces for sale.

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    Cleaned and prepped cast-iron skillets sit on a shelf in Appleby's home.

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    This Dutch oven is one of Appleby's favorites.

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    A cast-iron skillet made by the Portland Skillet Foundry Company.

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    Cleaned and ready to use cast- iron skillets hang in Appleby's pantry.

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