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

By: Armes, Ethel.
Contributor(s): Bennett, James R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (683 p.).ISBN: 9780817385774 (electronic bk.); 0817385770 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Alabama -- Economic conditions | Business | Mines and mineral resources -- Alabama | Coal mines and mining -- Alabama | Iron industry and trade -- Alabama | Alabama -- Economic conditions | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Story of Coal and Iron in AlabamaDDC classification: 338.2/72409761 | 338.2/72409761 | 338.27240976 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Preface to the 2011 Edition; Introduction; Chapter I: The Planting of the Seed; Chapter II: Records of Early Growth; Chapter III: First Furnace and First Railroad; Chapter IV: Early Records of Jefferson and Walker Counties; Chapter V: Iron Making and Coal Mining in Tuskaloosa County, 1830-1861; Chapter VI: Bibb and Shelby Counties, 1820-1861; Chapter VII: Pioneer Iron Making in Northeastern Alabama, 1830-1861, and First State Geological Survery; Chapter VIII: Early Railroad Enterprises; Chapter IX: Internal Conditions of State and Outbreak of War.
Chapter X: Confederate Arsenal and Naval FoundryChapter XI: Coal Mining in Civil War Period; Chapter XII: Iron Making in War Period; Chapter XIII: Iron Making in War Period (continued). The Fall of Selma; Chapter XIV: Resurrection of the Iron Works 1866-1870; Chapter XV: The Founding of a Great Workshop Town, 1869-1872; Chapter XVI: Reconstruction of Oxmoor and Advent of Louisville and Nashville Railroad into Alabama 1872-1873; Chapter XVII: Life Saving Measures 1873-1878; Chapter XVIII: Birmingham Militant 1876-1880; Chapter XIX: A Chapter of Progress 1880-1886.
Chapter XX: The Northeastern Counties 1870-1890Chapter XXI: The Great Boom of Birmingham 1886-1887; Chapter XXII: More Big Business 1886. Records of Sloss Iron and Steel Company and Pioneer Mining and Manufacturing Company; Chapter XXIII: Advent of Tennessee Company into Alabama (1886) and Its Early Trials and Tribulations; Chapter XXIV: A Series of Lively Incidents in the Birmingham and Sheffield Districts 1887; Chapter XXV: The March of the T.C.I. 1888-1895.
Chapter XXVI: Affairs of Birmingham District 1890-1909. Birmingham Coal and Iron Company. Dimmick Pipe Company. Southern Iron and Steel Company. Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron CompanyChapter XXVII: Present Day Affairs of Birmingham District (continued). History of the T.C.I. (continued). Organization of Alabama Consolidated Coal and Iron Company; Chapter XXVIII: The Making of Walker County. Pratt Consolidated Coal Company, Galloway Coal Company, Corona Coal Company, Empire Coal Company and Others; Chapter XXIX: The Triumph of the T.C.I.
Summary: This book is the principal authority for the general treatment of the history of coal, and of iron and steel, in Alabama.
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Acknowledgments; Preface to the 2011 Edition; Introduction; Chapter I: The Planting of the Seed; Chapter II: Records of Early Growth; Chapter III: First Furnace and First Railroad; Chapter IV: Early Records of Jefferson and Walker Counties; Chapter V: Iron Making and Coal Mining in Tuskaloosa County, 1830-1861; Chapter VI: Bibb and Shelby Counties, 1820-1861; Chapter VII: Pioneer Iron Making in Northeastern Alabama, 1830-1861, and First State Geological Survery; Chapter VIII: Early Railroad Enterprises; Chapter IX: Internal Conditions of State and Outbreak of War.

Chapter X: Confederate Arsenal and Naval FoundryChapter XI: Coal Mining in Civil War Period; Chapter XII: Iron Making in War Period; Chapter XIII: Iron Making in War Period (continued). The Fall of Selma; Chapter XIV: Resurrection of the Iron Works 1866-1870; Chapter XV: The Founding of a Great Workshop Town, 1869-1872; Chapter XVI: Reconstruction of Oxmoor and Advent of Louisville and Nashville Railroad into Alabama 1872-1873; Chapter XVII: Life Saving Measures 1873-1878; Chapter XVIII: Birmingham Militant 1876-1880; Chapter XIX: A Chapter of Progress 1880-1886.

Chapter XX: The Northeastern Counties 1870-1890Chapter XXI: The Great Boom of Birmingham 1886-1887; Chapter XXII: More Big Business 1886. Records of Sloss Iron and Steel Company and Pioneer Mining and Manufacturing Company; Chapter XXIII: Advent of Tennessee Company into Alabama (1886) and Its Early Trials and Tribulations; Chapter XXIV: A Series of Lively Incidents in the Birmingham and Sheffield Districts 1887; Chapter XXV: The March of the T.C.I. 1888-1895.

Chapter XXVI: Affairs of Birmingham District 1890-1909. Birmingham Coal and Iron Company. Dimmick Pipe Company. Southern Iron and Steel Company. Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron CompanyChapter XXVII: Present Day Affairs of Birmingham District (continued). History of the T.C.I. (continued). Organization of Alabama Consolidated Coal and Iron Company; Chapter XXVIII: The Making of Walker County. Pratt Consolidated Coal Company, Galloway Coal Company, Corona Coal Company, Empire Coal Company and Others; Chapter XXIX: The Triumph of the T.C.I.

This book is the principal authority for the general treatment of the history of coal, and of iron and steel, in Alabama.

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