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Historic Red Ore Express

Location Trip Time Travel Type
Alabama 1 hour

Birmingham's Industrial Heritage Trail

About This Tour

The Historic Red Ore Express tells the story of Birmingham. Founded in 1871, Birmingham quickly grew to become one of the country's largest producers of iron and steel. The artifacts of industry are all around Birmingham — in old factories, mines, mills, and machinery.

When you take this tour, you'll hear not just about places and processes but about the people who built Birmingham -- the workers and entrepreneurs, artists and educators, reformers and civil rights leaders, migrants and immigrants who made the dream of Birmingham a reality.

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Avondale Park

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Five Points Circle

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