Birmingham, Alabama, USA - 1895 - Birmingham
Bir’mingham, a city, capital of Jefferson co, Al: 95 miles by rail N.N.W. of Montgomery. It has 6 national banks and 6 other banks, a fine court-house which cost $60,000, 24 churches, 8 public and 8 private schools, 4 refining-mills, 9 furnaces, 2 steel-works, several iron-works:" newspaper offices, a saw-mill, and machine-shops of the South & North Alabama Railroad. Its streets are traversed by dummy- and horse-railroads. Coal and iron ore abound here. Pop. in 1880, 3086; in 1890, 26,178.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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