McCalla in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Pipe DL & CO 1889
The pipe marked DL & CO 1889 for Dennis Long and Company was unearthed in Cahaba Heights. Dennis Long was a native of Londonderry, Ireland who began the manufacture of cast iron pipe prior to the Civil War in Louisville, Kentucky. Long won and lost several fortunes in his business career while also investing in railroads and steamboats. In 1899, his factory was sold to U.S. Pipe and operated until 1913. (Donated by U.S. Pipe & Foundry Company 2002)
Erected by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
Location. 33° 14.989′ N, 87° 4.258′ W. Marker is in McCalla, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Confederate Parkway and Tannehill Road. Marker is located in Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126323 Confederate Parkway, Mc Calla AL 35111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bessemer Sewer System (here, next to this marker); "Hot Pot", Ensley Works Blower House (here, next to this marker); Charles Jefferson Stewart House (within shouting distance of this marker); Belcher House (within shouting distance of this marker); Nail House (within shouting distance of this marker); Peel House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Collins House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McCalla.
Also see . . . Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. Park website homepage (Submitted on August 28, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.