Industries

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Industries

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Industries in the Tuscaloosa - Northport area arranged alphabetically by name of company.

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Items in the Industries Collection

Alabama Power Crew, circa 1930
Alabama Power Line Crew - Left , on the front row is Earl "Buster" Etheridge. Second from the left in the back row is Gilbert Russell Channell. On the right in the back row is Beasey Hendrix.

Central Foundry, Aerial View
An aerial view of Central Foundry.

At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipe maker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed during WWII and the Korean War. In the early 1980s,…

Central Foundry, River View
In the background, the foundry's powerhouse and cooling pond can be seen behind the Black Warrior River.

At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipe maker in the world. It survived the Great…

Central Foundry
A photograph titled Iron Works, Tuscaloosa, Ala. showing part of the Central Foundry.

At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipemaker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed…

Central Foundry, 1904
At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipemaker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed during WWII and the Korean War. In the early 1980s, the foundry closed due to…

Central Foundry, circa 1910
At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipemaker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed during WWII and the Korean War. In the early 1980s, the foundry closed due to bankruptcy.

Central Foundry, Postcard
At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipe maker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed during WWII and the Korean War. In the early 1980s, the foundry closed due to…

Central Foundry, Railyard
At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipe maker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed during WWII and the Korean War. In the early 1980s, the foundry closed due to…

Central Foundry, Switch Engine No. 14
At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipe maker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed during WWII and the Korean War. In the early 1980s, the foundry closed due to…

Central Foundry, Train Engine
At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipe maker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed during WWII and the Korean War. In the early 1980s, the foundry closed due to…