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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.

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…
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