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The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama [electronic resource]

Ethel Armes ; preface to the 2011 edition by James R. Bennett
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, c2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780817356828 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780817385774 (electronic)
Contents
  • The planting of the seed
  • Records of early growth
  • First furnace and first railroad
  • Early records of Jefferson and Walker counties
  • Iron making and coal mining in Tuskaloosa county, 1830-1861
  • Bibb and Shelby counties, 1820-1861
  • Pioneer iron making in northeastern Alabama, 1830-1861, and first state geological survey
  • Early railroad enterprises
  • Internal conditions of state and outbreak of war
  • Confederate arsenal and naval foundry
  • Coal mining in Civil War period
  • Iron making in war period
  • Iron making in war period (continued) : the fall of Selma
  • Resurrection of the iron works 1866-1870
  • The founding of a great workshop town, 1869-1872
  • Reconstruction of Oxmoor and advent of Louisville and Nashville railroad into Alabama 1872-1873
  • Life saving measures 1873-1878
  • Birmingham militant 1876-1880
  • A chapter of progress 1880-1886
  • The northeastern counties 1870-1890
  • The great boom of Birmingham 1886-1887
  • More big business 1886 : records of Sloss Iron and Steel Company and pioneer mining and manufacturing company
  • Advent of Tennessee Company into Alabama (1886) and its early trials and tribulations
  • A series of lively incidents in the Birmingham and Sheffield districts 1887
  • The march of the T. C. I. 1888-1895
  • Affairs of Birmingham district 1890-1909 : Birmingham Coal and Iron Company : Dimmick Pipe Company Southern Iron and Steel Company : Sloss-sheffield Steel and Iron Company
  • Present day affairs of Birmingham district history of the T. C. I. (continued) : organization of Alabama consolidated coal and iron company
  • The making of Walker County : Pratt Consolidated Coal Company, Galloway Coal Company, Corona Coal Company, Empire Coal Company and others
  • The triumph of the T. C. I.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • Originally published: Birmingham, Ala. : Pub. under auspices of the Chamber of commerce, 1910.
  • Includes index.
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