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ADAMS, CHARLES EDWARD - Blocton the History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town

Title: Blocton the History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town
Description: Cahaba Trace Commission, 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. ISBN: 0971191301. 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. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket .

Keywords: Alabama Bibb County Tuscaloosa County Genealogy Coal Mining History

Price: US$ 48.95 Seller: A Book Legacy
- Book number: 58845

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