Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town

By: Adams, Charles Edward

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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

Book Title: Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town

Author Name: Adams, Charles Edward

Categories: Alabama,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Cahaba Trace Commission: 2001

ISBN or ASIN Number: 0971191301

ISBN or ASIN Number 13: 9780971191303

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID or SKU: 58845

Keywords: Alabama bibb county Tuscaloosa County Genealogy Coal Mining History,