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Historic Alabama: Blast from the past

A look at a furnace from the mid-1800s.

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Historic Alabama: Banking on it

A key building in Montgomery's downtown.

Retrospect: The Wright Brothers fly high over Montgomery in 1910

Orville Wright was an instructor at the first civilian flight school in the country in Montgomery.

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Historic Alabama: Tubes and testing…

Wilson Dam, in North Alabama, predates the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Retrospect: The haircare empire of Velberta and Preston Chestnut

Preston and Velberta Chestnut launched their haircare products line through the Hair Research Laboratories Inc.

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Historic Alabama: Generating electricity…

Wilson Dam, in North Alabama, predates the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Retrospect: ACIPCO President John J. Eagan applied “Golden Rule” to industry

A man of faith, John J. Eagan believed that workers had a rightful share in the company they helped build.

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