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Vulcan On Red Mountain

Vulcan On Red Mountain Birmingham Alabama
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Stock #: 45081
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Birmingham
State: Alabama (AL)
County: Jefferson,Shelby
Publisher: Ehlers News Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
"Vulcan," largest iron man in the world and second largest statue in America, is 50 feet tall and weighs 120,000 pounds. One thumb weighs 170 pounds. This statue is mounted on a 120 foot pedestal, atop Red Mountain, overlooking Birmingham. It typifies the natural resources of the district, the only place in the world where coal, iron and limestone, the three essentials for making steel, are found together in large deposits.

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