Tannehill and the growth of the Alabama iron industry: Including the Civil War in West Alabama

Bennett, James R

Editore: Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission, 1999
ISBN 10: 0967445507 / ISBN 13: 9780967445502
Usato / Quantità: 0
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro

Libro

Purtroppo questa copia non è più disponibile. Di seguito ti proponiamo una lista di copie simili.

Descrizione:

Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria

Su questo libro:

Riassunto: "Tannehill and the Growth of the Alabama Iron Industry" is a beautiful 8" x 11 1/2" book, lavishly illustrated with over 260 photographs and maps. The story begins with Daniel Hillman, an experienced furnaceman from New Jersey, who located a forge on the banks of Roupes Creek in 1830. Hillman's Forge would give way to a larger bloomery under management of noted Southern ironmaster Moses Stroup, then to three charcoal blast furnaces that would make the Tannehill site an important center of pig iron production for the Confederacy during the Civil War.

As the war drew to an end, units of the 8th Iowa Cavalry raced into the furnace yard on March 31, 1865 and knocked from production one of the Selma Arsenal's most productive iron suppliers. The battery of high stone furnaces, equipped with hot blast stoves and steam power, was rated at 22 tons a day.

When Croxton's Raiders left the site in flames moving on to Tuscaloosa, the work place where 600 slaves and white mechanics had been busily engaged the day before, fell strangely silent. From its toppled stones, however, would emerge in the 1870s a place called Birmingham, the "Pittsburgh of the South."

The Tannehill site, subject of six major archaeological investigations from 1956 to 1995, would reveal important advances in furnace design conflicting with earlier assumptions that southern iron making during the Civil War was technologically backward.

The story then is not an account of magnolias, jasmine and the folkways fiction writers like to use to describe antebellum Alabama. It is rather a hard look at the struggling iron industry that would bridge one era of iron manufacture to another and in the end give Birmingham the distinction of becoming the South's most heavily industrialized city.

In 1976, as part of the American Bicentennial Celebration, Tannehill Furnace No. 1 was re-fired. It marked the first time in U.S. history, reported the Smithsonian Institute, that an iron furnace, out of blast for over a century, had ever been put back into production. Today, the Tannehill site is a national metallurgical engineering landmark.

L'autore: James R. Bennett is Alabama's 49th Secretary of State. A former state senator from Birmingham, he was instrumental in the development of the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park into one of Alabama's top ten tourist attractions. Recipient of the Jefferson Davis Medal from the United Daughters of the Confederacy, he also wrote "Old Tannehill, A History of the Pioneer Ironworks in Roupes Valley" in 1986. He is a graduate of Jacksonville State University and the University of Alabama. In 1999, he was elected president of the National Association of Secretaries of State. In 2000, he received the prestigious Coley Award from the Alabama Historical Association for writing "Tannehill and the Growth of the Alabama Iron Industry."

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Dati bibliografici

Titolo: Tannehill and the growth of the Alabama iron...
Casa editrice: Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission
Data di pubblicazione: 1999
Condizione libro: very good

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Bennett, James R
Editore: Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission
ISBN 10: 0967445507 ISBN 13: 9780967445502
Usato Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Second City Books
(Aurora, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Very good condition - book only shows a small amount of wear. Codice libro della libreria G0967445507I4N00

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 35,06
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,01
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Bennett, James R
Editore: Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission
ISBN 10: 0967445507 ISBN 13: 9780967445502
Usato Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Central Kentucky Book Supply, LLC
(Nicholasville, KY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 0967445507 Satisfaction Guaranteed. Please contact us with any inquiries. We ship daily. Codice libro della libreria Z0967445507Z2

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 34,96
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 37,03
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Bennett, James R.
Editore: Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission, McCalla, Alabama (1999)
ISBN 10: 0967445507 ISBN 13: 9780967445502
Usato Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Barking Dog Books and Art LLC
(Euclid, OH, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission, McCalla, Alabama, 1999. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. 469 pages illustrated with numerous b&w photos and diagrams. Unmarked and probably unread. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Codice libro della libreria 009240

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 55,32
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 30,56
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Bennett, James R
Editore: Alabama Historic Ironworks Com (1999)
ISBN 10: 0967445507 ISBN 13: 9780967445502
Usato Rilegato Quantità: 3
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Alabama Historic Ironworks Com, 1999. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria P020967445507

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra usato
EUR 69,13
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 18,51
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi