Florence Wagon Company

Florence Wagon Company (HMNWT)

Location: Florence, AL 35630 Lauderdale County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 48.361', W 87° 38.665'

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Moved here from Atlanta in 1889, this industry made Florence a household word throughout the South. It was the largest wagon factory in the South, reportedly second largest in U.S. with 250 employees and annual production of 12,000 wagons. World War I army wagons were made here and sent all over the U.S. and to France. Increasing use of motorized vehicles caused gradual reduction in activity of factory. The firm was liquidated in 1930's.
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HM NumberHMNWT
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Year Placed1974
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 11:59am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 441057 N 3851720
Decimal Degrees34.80601667, -87.64441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.361', W 87° 38.665'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 21.66" N, 87° 38' 39.90" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2300-2398 AL-133, Florence AL 35630, US
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