Freaking amazing place. Almost eerie and absolutely overwhelming in its scale. The thought of the heat and noise that these men worked with is incredible. I am blown away that this has been preserved in this way.
Sloss Furnaces produced iron for nearly 90 years, which gave rise to the city of Birmingham, AL. Now recognized as a National Historic Landmark, Sloss Furnaces with its web of pipes and tall smokestacks offers us a glimpse into the great industrial past of the South and our nation.