Shelby Iron Works

Shelby, Alabama

 

 

Furnace Site

Posted: 03/24/2013

The site of the original furnaces, and the main industrial complex, is currently being cleared by volunteer work. It is our hope that in the near future, trails and other means of accessibility will uncover and make the history full available to the public.

Some of the brick foundations of the hot blast ovens.

Several low tunnels carried the air from the hot blast ovens Various brick and concrete mounts once held a variety of mechanical equipment.

A large, brick-lined cistern.

Numerous brick foundations and structure remains give a hint of the impressive industrial concern that once operated here.

An imposing brick retaining wall.