Coke Ovens – Alabama

Published by: MCR

Shared article: Abandoned Southeast

In the late 19th century, as the steel industry exploded into prominence, the secluded forests of Alabama were transformed into bustling scenes of development and progress. In 1890, after a large coal seam was discovered nearby, coal mining and coke ovens became driving forces in the local economy. Coke is one of the three ingredientsย [โ€ฆ]

Coke Ovens โ€” Abandoned Southeast