"Hot Pot", Ensley Works

"Hot Pot", Ensley Works (HM215M)

Location: McCalla, AL 35111 Tuscaloosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 14.989', W 87° 4.258'

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ca 1920s

Sometimes called a slag ladle or cinder pot, this relic from U.S.
Steel's Ensley Works was used as a part of a eight-car train to move slag from the furnaces to the slag dump. A single car could hold up to 15 tons.

Pot manufactured at U.S. Steel's Johnstown Works (PS) and track at Ensley Works (AL). Train included six slag pots, compressor car, riding car and engine and a two-man crew.

Crushed slag is used as road aggregate, ballast for railroad tracks and in cinder blocks.
HM NumberHM215M
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 28th, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 493389 N 3678984
Decimal Degrees33.24981667, -87.07096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 14.989', W 87° 4.258'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 14' 59.34" N, 87° 4' 15.48" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12632 Confederate Pkwy, McCalla AL 35111, US
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