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

Pipe DL & CO 1889

 
 
Pipe DL & CO 1889 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 5, 2015
1. Pipe DL & CO 1889 Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Location. 33° 14.989′ N, 87° 4.258′ W. Marker is in McCalla, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Confederate Parkway and Tannehill Road. Touch for map. Marker is located in Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126323 Confederate Parkway, Mc Calla AL 35111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Hot Pot", Ensley Works (here, next to this marker); Bessemer Sewer System (here, next to this marker); 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. (Submitted on August 28, 2017.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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