Near the town of Tunnel Springs in southwest Alabama is a feature normally reserved for more mountainous areas: a railroad tunnel, abandoned for years, and relatively easy to find. The tunnel is located up the abandoned line past the north end of what is now the Alabama Railroad. Wikipedia gives us the date of construction ..
Cat Mash among state’s funny town names The Tuscaloosa News – Sep 28, 1991 CAT MASH — Little did a moonshiner know 40 years ago that he would wind up in state folklore as the person who named a small southwest Alabama town after a poor, unfortunate cat. Nor did a 19th century Indian know ..
All quiet On the southern front. Town name Of the world’s five remaining old-growth longleaf pine forests, one is within the city limits of Flomaton, Alabama. Although Flomaton is located on the Florida-Alabama border and is a real, live, existing town that appears on all the maps, its identity as a Border-Name Place eluded me ..