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

Trussville Furnace

1889-1919

 
 
Trussville Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 3, 2008
1. Trussville Furnace Marker
Inscription. Operated on this site under the ownership of seven companies to produce foundry pig iron. Supplied pig iron during World War 1. Closed for the last time in the Spring of 1919. Dismantled in 1933, and the land sold in 1935 for a Federal Housing Project.
 
Erected 1981 by Alabama Historical Commission / Delia Truss Robert Estate.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces marker series.
 
Location. 33° 37.758′ N, 86° 36.342′ W. Marker is in Trussville, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Parkway Drive and North Mall, in the median on Parkway Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Parkway Drive, Trussville AL 35173, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trussville, Alabama (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cahaba Project (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Church of Trussville (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Trussville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Storehouse Burned By Federal Troops (approx. 0.7 miles
Trussville Furnace Marker & Site image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, December 21, 2009
2. Trussville Furnace Marker & Site
away); Pioneer Massey Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Center Point, Alabama (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Clay Community (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trussville.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, World I
 
The 1938 Hewitt High School built on the site of the Trussville Furnace by the WPA image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, December 21, 2009
3. The 1938 Hewitt High School built on the site of the Trussville Furnace by the WPA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,324 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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