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Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town, Adams, Charles Edward

Author Name    Adams, Charles Edward

Book Title   Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; First Printing

Publisher's Name    Cahaba Trace Commission 2001

ISBN or ASIN Number    0971191301 / 9780971191303

Seller ID or SKU   58845

Red cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The saga begins with two entrepreneurs, Truman Aldrich and Cornelius Cadle, who created the Cahaba Coal Mining Company and pushed a railroad eight miles into the wilderness of Bibb County, Alabama to tap thick veins of coal deep underground. There, they built the town called Blocton. Beside the company town rose West Blocton. The social fabric of the two communities was extraordinary containing a tapestry of nationalities from Italians to Russian Jews, Slavs, and Welsh. Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages

Price = 48.95 USD


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