Those in attendance at the June 19 kick-off event celebrating the start of construction of Sloss Furnaces’ long-planned for visitors center got to do something a little different than a groundbreaking – and unique to the National historic landmark site.
Entries Tagged as 'Sloss Furnaces'
June 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · architecture, Art
June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Quirky
There’s a new sculpture taking up residence on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa that’s tied to Birmingham and Sloss Furnaces.
February 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · On the agenda
There’s a whole lot of projects going on in Birmingham, AL right now (and a whole lot of financial support from the City of Birmingham too).
February 20th, 2009 · Comments Off · Quirky
The locomotive at Fair Park is being moved a day earlier…
February 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments · history
Sloss Furnaces formally welcomes its newest resident, Fair Park’s 1917 locomotive, onto the Birmingham historic site on February 22.
November 14th, 2008 · Comments Off · television
Folks with access to The Travel Channel should check out the series Ghost Adventures tonight starting at 9 p.m. They’ll be taking a look at the ghostly residents of our own Sloss Furnaces in this latest episode. Check out their schedule page so you can see when the episode will be replayed in the coming days [...]
September 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Parks
For those of you who haven’t ventured through the comments and the site to learn more about the skate park situation, allow me to share what Peter Karvonen of Faith Skate Supply posted under the relating Magic City Question: “We are talking with people in the mayor’s office right now and they are very open [...]
August 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Random Shots
Bob Farley/f8Photo Nearly 200 contestants and thousands of BBQ and music fans enjoyed the first night of the 4th Annual Stokin’ the Fire BBQ and Music Festival Friday night a Sloss Furnaces. Mark Kozelek put on the 8 p.m. show at the main stage while hundreds of canjun dancers and fans enjoyed Willis Prudhomne. For [...]