Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark
Sloss Furnaces carries a rich legacy that began in the post-Civil War South and continues through to today. It was founded in 1882 by James Withers Sloss who paid only $180,000 to have it built. Sloss Furnaces became a symbol of pride and progress in the South. It was the first to export iron overseas and helped make Birmingham, AL a thriving city.
Listen as historians take you through Sloss's legacy and ironworkers recount what it was like to work inside its walls.