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McCalla in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bessemer Sewer System

 
 
54 inch inside diameter pipe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 5, 2015
1. 54 inch inside diameter pipe Marker
Inscription.  
The large 54 inch inside diameter pipe was unearthed in 2001 behind the Woodward Golf Course by Bob Hall and the Jefferson County Environmental Services. It was used by the Bessemer sewer system. (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: EnvironmentIndustry & Commerce.
 
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: 12632 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. Pipe DL & CO 1889 (here, next to this marker); "Hot Pot", Ensley Works (here, next to this marker); Blower House (here, next to this marker); Charles Jefferson Stewart House (within shouting distance of this marker); Belcher House
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(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 141 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.

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May. 12, 2021