Travel Blogs from Pelham
... I knew Birmingham was an iron producing city, but I didn't realize that all the ingredients for iron - iron ore, coal, and limestone - are all present in Birmingham. If you come to Birmingham, I recommend you come see the statue and the museum, if you have the time. If you were wondering, Birmingham no longer produces iron and steel. Like the other major steel producing cities in the US, that production has ceased.
Before hitting the road again this morning, we had breakfast in the French Quarter, close to where we saw a great band yesterday, somewhat in the hopes of seeing them again. It's nice when things work out as you want them. Just as we were heading back to our hotel, they had finished setting up on the corner of St. Peter and Royal Streets, which, we learned later, is their ...
... tunnels and explored through pitch black underground areas. All the machinery is still there and relatively intact.
It was eerie to sit back and imagine what life might have been like for workers here at the turn of the century when this place was in full production. Working in 90+ degrees outside and adding to that the ...
Just passing through, so we didn't have to drive too much the next day. Plus better & cheaper hotel since it's in a smaller city. Took forever to drive here, roads were pitch-black & windy as we went around mountains and through parks. Staff was helpful and ...
... 1909 for $2,000 and it is worth more than a million today. Could not select just a few of the pics. The carousel still operates and though the animals are stationary it is mucher faster than one would expect.
Jimmie Rodgers memorial - we stumbled on looking for the Carousel House. Known as the Father of Country Music 'The Singing Brakeman" because he got his start singing on the trains. The musuem was in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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