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Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town by  Charles Edward Adams - First Edition; First Printing - 2001 - from A Book Legacy and Biblio.com

Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town

by Adams, Charles Edward

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Cahaba Trace Commission. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 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 .
  • Bookseller: A Book Legacy US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 58845
  • Title: Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town
  • Author: Adams, Charles Edward
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0971191301
  • ISBN 13: 9780971191303
  • Publisher: Cahaba Trace Commission
  • Place: Brierfield Alabama
  • Date published: 2001
  • Keywords: 0971191301, Alabama, bibb county, Tuscaloosa County, Genealogy, Coal Mining, History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Alabama;


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