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In 1886, the U. S. Congress authorized constructing three locks overcoming the Tuscaloosa Falls, a series of rock rapids falling 25 feet in about two miles. Locks 1, 2, and 3 opened on January 12, 1896. To facilitate coal shipment, the River and…

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Gene Stallings greets Auburn coach Pat Dye after Alabama's defeat of Auburn 17-0 in Birmingham's Legion Field on November 26, 1992. The Crimson Tide completed the season 13-0 with a win in the Sugar Bowl over Miami and became National…

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Wheeler's Hotel was located on the east side of Prairie Street just north of the railroad, opposite the depot in Eutaw, AL., during the 19th century.

During the late 1870s it was called the Exchange Hotel and was conducted by Mrs. M.M. Cook. In…

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The Old Tavern was originally located on the north side of University Boulevard between Lurleen Wallace North and South (Broad Street between 25th Avenue and 26th Avenue). It was built in 1827 by William Dunton, a hotel proprietor. Many state…

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This postcard shows people enjoying a day on Marr’s Spring. Named for William M. Marr, Marr's Spring was the water supply for the University for over 75 years. The site of Marr’s Spring was chosen by the Trustees of the University of Alabama to…

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Officials warm up for Tuscaloosa County's first Community Bike Ride, sponsored by the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority. Left to right are Northport Councilman Sam Faucett; Jerry Belk, director of the Tuscaloosa County Park and…

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A Druid High School Dragons Marching Band parade in downtown Tuscaloosa.

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Denny is pictured at his desk in Manly Hall circa 1915. Seated to the back is part-time law student, Virgil O. Bernard, his part-time secretary. Bonnie, Denny's collie, is under his desk.

George Hutcheson (Mike) Denny is best known for his 25-year…

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Paul "Bear" Bryant coached his last football game in the 1982 Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennesse where his Alabama team beat Illinois 21-15.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He played on an Arkansas high…

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In this undated photo, Paul W. "Bear" Bryant rests next to the tower he used to watch his Alabama football team practice.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He played on an Arkansas high school championship…
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