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An 'aeroplane' in front of Comer Hall on the University of Alabama campus. With no airport in Tuscaloosa, some planes landed on grassy fields on the Bryce Hospital campus or University of Alabama campus. Frederick Richard Maxwell Jr. is 4th from the…

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This station was later called the Alabama Great Southern Depot when the railroad companies were joined. It was located at 2105 Greensboro Avenue where the current (2017) Amtrak Station is located. This building was replaced with the current…

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The Alabama Great Southern Depot was located at 2105 Greensboro Avenue where the current (2017) Amtrak Station is located. This building was replaced with the current structure.

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The Alabama Great Southern Depot was located at 2105 Greensboro Avenue where the current (2017) Amtrak Station is located. This building was replaced with the current structure.

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The Alabama Great Southern Depot was located at 2105 Greensboro Avenue where the current (2017) Amtrak Station is located. This building was replaced with the current structure.

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This Alabama and New Orleans Transportation Company Barge No. 3 was the first barge to travel up the Warrior River to Tuscaloosa from New Orleans, arriving in Tuscaloosa on October 30, 1913.

A ceremony to celebrate its arrival was planned for…

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A man manually pushes a barge along the Black Warrior River.

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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway a dedication ceremony was held to unveil a 13-foot memorial marker on October 30, 2015.The text on the marker follows:Evolution of the Black Warrior –…

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This covered bridge was located about 5 miles south of Brookwood, Ala., on Covered Bridge Road. It was thought to built about 1850 and was destroyed by fire in 1962. It was the last covered bridge in Tuscaloosa County.

The bridge was constructed…

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This covered bridge was located about 5 miles south of Brookwood, Ala., on Covered Bridge Road. It was thought to built about 1850 and was destroyed by fire in 1962. It was the last covered bridge in Tuscaloosa County.

The bridge was constructed…
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