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  Industrial Pages:  AK-AR, CA, CO-CT, DE-HI, IL, IN-KS, KY-LA, MA, MD-MEMI, MN-NH, NJ-NY, OHOK-PA, PA, RI-TN, TX, UT-WI, WI-ZZ  
 

  International Molinological Society

  Address *****

  Web Site  http://www.timsmills.info/

  Description  international group devoted to wind, water, and muscle powered mills

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:   1/17/2006


Alaska
Anchorage
Alaska Mint
429 West 4th Ave
Anchorage AK 99502
Phone 907 278-8414
Toll Free 800 770-6468
Fax 907 278-8415
Web Site http://alaskamint.com/tout.htm
Description self guided tours of minting gold nuggets
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining

 
Alaska
Fairbanks
El Dorado Gold Mine
1 3 Mile Elliott Highway
Fairbanks AK 99712
Phone
907 457-7072
Web Site
www.eldoradogoldmine.com
Description
Building Type
Mine
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial

 

  Alaska
Girdwood
Crow Creek Mine
Crow Creek Road
PO Box 113
Girdwood AK 99587
Phone 907 278-8060
Web Site www.crowcreekgoldmine.com/
Description original mining camp, gold panning
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining
Era 1898
 

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Alaska
Ketchikan
Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show
1009 East 11th St
PO Box 23343
Ketchikan AK 99901
Phone
Toll Free 888 320-9049
Fax 907 247-9050
Web Site http://www.lumberjackshows.com/alaska/
Description demonstration show of lumberjack activities, on the waterfront
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Logging

 

  Alabama
Beatrice
Rikard's Mill Historical Park
Highway 265
Beatrice AL
Phone 334 573-7443
Fax 334 575-7934
Web Site www.frontiernet.net/~mchm/page3.html
Description operating grist mill, still grinds corn into meal and grits, blacksmith shop on site
Building Type Mill
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Industrial
Era 1845
Owner/Operator: Monroe County Heritage Museums
 
 

  AL

  Birmingham

  Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences

  3rd Floor Lister Hill Library

  1700 University Blvd, UAL  Birmingham

  Birmingham   AL   35294    

  Phone   205 934-4475

  Web Site  http://www.uab.edu/historical/Visit.htm

  Description  preservation and display of medical equipment, instruments & specimens in various medical fields

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Biology

  Industry /Profession Medical

  New or Updated:   10/16/2005


Alabama
Birmingham
Sloss Furnace National Historic Landmark
20 32nd Street N
PO Box 11781
Birmingham AL 35202
Phone
205 324-1911
Web Site
www.bham.net/sloss/sloss.html
Description furnace in operation until 1972, now a museum of industry
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Collection A-F Furnace
Era 1882

 

  Alabama
Clanton
The Water Course
2030 7th Street S
Clanton AL
Phone
280-4442
Toll Free
800 280-4442
Web Site www.southernco.com/hydro/wc_visitor.asp
Description exhibits, films, simulated helicopter flight, dam tour provided by power company
Type of Resource Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus: Industrial
Field of Study Science Facility Ecology
Research or Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Alabama Power (Southern Company)

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  Alabama
Dora
Alabama Mining Museum
120 East Street
Dora AL 35062
Phone
205 648-2442
Web Site
www.ua.edu/academic/museums/history/
Description
History of coal and other mining
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus:
Industrial
Field of Study Science Facility
Minerals
Industry Profession
Mining
Era 1890-1940
  Alabama
Dothan
Farley Nuclear Visitors Center
7388 N State Highway 95
Dothan AL 36319
Phone
334-899-5108
Web Site
southernco.com/southernnuclear/tour.asp
Description
Type of Resource Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus: Industrial
  Alabama
Fort Payne
Hosiery Museum
Gault Avenue
Fort Payne AL
Phone
Web Site
www.tourdekalb.com/attractions.htm
Description memorabilia, factory knitting machines
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Textiles
Collection G-M Hosiery
Owner/Operator: Landmarks of DeKalb County
 
 

  AR

  Fort Smith

  Patent Model Museum

  400 North 8th Street

  Fort Smith  AR   72901    

  Phone   501 782-9014

  Web Site  http://www.patentmodel.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/com/speeches/02-11.htm

  Description  CLOSED, collection now in Syracuse NY

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Collection N-Z  Models

  New or Updated: 10/31/2004

  AL

  Montevallo

  Aldrich Coal Mine Museum

  137 Highway 203

  Montevallo  AL   35115    

  Phone  205 665-2886

  Web Site http://www.cityofmontevallo.com/Default.asp?ID=126

  Description  located in former company store, mining history, simulated coal mine

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Commercial

  Industry  Mining

  New or Updated:   4/6/2007


  AL
 
Shelby
 
Shelby Iron Works Park
 
CR 42
 
PO Box 176

  Shelby  AL   35143    

  Phone  205 669-3912

  Web Site http://www.shelbyironworks.com/

  Alt Web http://www.bhamwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Shelby_Furnace

  Description  park dedicated to memory of Civil War industrial center, holds annual

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Industry /Profession Iron/Steel

  Owner/Operator:  Historic Shelby Association

  New or Updated:  1/10/2007

 
  Arkansas
Gurdon
Hoo-Hoo International Forestry Museum
207 Main Street
PO Box 118
Gurdon AR 71743
Phone
870 353-4997
Fax
870 353-4151
Web Site www.aristotle.net/~russjohn/hoohoo.html
Alt Web www.hoo-hoo.org/
Description small log cabin with lumber museum
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Forestry
Collection N-Z Woodcarving
 
  Arkansas
Hartford
Hartford Memorial Mining Museum
PO Box 69
Hartford AR 72938
Phone 501 639-2432
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining
 
  Arkansas
Lonoke
Joe Hogan State Fish Hatchery
1000 Fish Hatchery Road
PO Box 178
Lonoke AR 72086
Phone
501 676-6963
Web Site
http://www.arkansaskids.com/detail.asp?ID=8
Description one of the world's largest fish hatcheries, open by appointment
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Industrial
 
  Arkansas
Smackover
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources
3853 Smackover Highway
Smackover AR 71762
Phone 870 725-2877
Web Site http://www.cei.net/~amnr/
Description heralds natural gas, oil, and brine industries, indoor boom town street, outdoor 5 acre Oilfield Park with 7 operating pieces of oil production
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Oil
Last changed: 03/10/2003
 
 

  AR

  Washington

  Print Museum

  4954 Columbus St

  PO Box 98

  Washington AR   71862    

  Phone  870 983-2855

  Web Site http://www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com/plan-a-trip/

  Description  home of the Washington Telegraph, equipment from 19th & 20th

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Printing

  Collection G-M   Machinery

  Era  1915

  New or Updated:  7/13/2007

 
 

  AZ

  Bisbee

  Queen Mine Tours

  Bisbee   AZ

  Phone  520 432-2071

  Web Site http://www.queenminetour.com/

  Toll Free 866 432-2071

  E-mail  mailto:mail@queenminetour.com?subject=Queen Mine Tour Web Site

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  Description  1500 foot deep mine tours lead by retired miners, or surface level van

                    tours of copper mine

  Type of Resource  Activity

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession  Mining

  New or Updated:  6/23/2007

 
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