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Location DB > United States > Alabama > Ensley > TCI - Ensley Works
 Name
TCI - Ensley Works
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 Database Info
created by binaryzero on 10/27/2005 3:44 PM
last modified by IndoAnomaly on 2/24/2020 9:23 PM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Large overgrown field littered with the foundations from long since demolished buildings. Smoke stacks and basements are still around.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoor Ruins
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: - select -
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
Address
Downtown Ensley
Ensley, Alabama
United States
Owner: U.S Steel
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • water
  •  Interesting Features
    Buildings left standing are beautiful.
    Ground is littered with interesting artifacts.
    Railroad Engines and Cars.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • part-time guard
  • locked gates
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1889
    Closed: 1981
     Required Equipment
  • long pants / sleeves
  • Water
  •  Recommended Equipment
    flashlight for basement areas
     History
    Built in 1889, shortly after the establishment of the city of Ensley. Fully closed in 1981 after production was transferred to Fairfield. Only two or three buildings still exist. Most of the plant has been reduced to smoke stacks and foundation.
     Media Coverage
    http://www.al.com/...5054180.xml&coll=2
     Future Plans
    http://www.al.com/...5054180.xml&coll=2
     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    Sunday Afternoon
    Thu, Oct 27th, 2005
    posted by binaryzero
    51 pictures
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    More from first visit
    Tue, Nov 1st, 2005
    posted by mazatec
    19 pictures
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    group venture
    Tue, Jan 17th, 2006
    posted by binaryzero
    10 pictures
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    bZ 1/29
    Tue, Jan 31st, 2006
    posted by binaryzero
    20 pictures
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    Steeeeel Walkin'
    Tue, Jan 31st, 2006
    posted by Simian
    14 pictures
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    BOX's "8000 steps of UE" pics
    Wed, Feb 1st, 2006
    posted by BOX
    63 pictures
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    Rev. Skarekroe's pics
    Thu, Mar 23rd, 2006
    posted by rev_skarekroe
    22 pictures
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    Jethro and his dog say hello.
    Tue, Mar 28th, 2006
    posted by Whitedog
    29 pictures
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    Ensley Underground
    Wed, Mar 29th, 2006
    posted by binaryzero
    26 pictures
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    Old Aerial
    Wed, May 17th, 2006
    posted by binaryzero
    2 pictures
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    trudge through kudzu
    Mon, Oct 16th, 2006
    posted by BOX
    24 pictures
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    TheWesticle fights feral dogs for sport
    Sat, Oct 21st, 2006
    posted by thewesticle
    23 pictures
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    My Feet Are Killing Me
    Wed, Jan 3rd, 2007
    posted by JC
    14 pictures
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    Overdone - Here is mine anyway!
    Wed, Feb 28th, 2007
    posted by 8secSplash
    15 pictures
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    little ensley
    Mon, Nov 12th, 2007
    posted by BOX
    22 pictures
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    A Little Ensley on you.
    Tue, Nov 13th, 2007
    posted by JC
    15 pictures
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    It's French for "busted-ass concrete"
    Mon, Nov 19th, 2007
    posted by SaraBellum
    11 pictures
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    Alabama needs to have twenty hours of daylight.
    Tue, Feb 26th, 2008
    posted by Swick
    16 pictures
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    Feeding the feral dogs.
    Tue, Feb 26th, 2008
    posted by SaraBellum
    7 pictures
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    Exothermic's 2009 visit
    Sun, Jul 19th, 2009
    posted by YoelT
    25 pictures
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    The Experience
    Wed, Dec 8th, 2010
    posted by Sheavy
    10 pictures
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    Tick Central
    Tue, Feb 28th, 2012
    posted by Opheliaism
    25 pictures


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     Web Links
    Ensley history: http://www.postherald.com/ensley.shtml
    Steel production history: http://www.bhamrai...I/TIC_timeline.htm
    360 virtual tour of a train on site: https://holobuilde...3815680?options=17

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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 2/28/2020 9:54 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Feb 28 20 at 9:54, Steed validated this location
  • on Feb 24 20 at 21:23, IndoAnomaly changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Recommendation
  • on Jan 17 17 at 18:37, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jan 16 17 at 22:27, pip lol changed the following: Web Links
  • on Jan 16 17 at 22:26, pip lol changed the following: Web Links
  • on Feb 29 12 at 12:13, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Feb 29 12 at 3:05, Opheliaism added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 29 12 at 3:04, Opheliaism deleted 1 pictures from gallery Tick Central
  • on Feb 29 12 at 3:03, Opheliaism added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 29 12 at 3:00, Opheliaism added some pictures to a gallery
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