Lovick Brick Yard on the river included a a commissary. Any bad brick was dumped on the banks of the Cahaba across from Moon River Beach Club. Active in 1880’s. Closed in 1950-60. Water pump upstream of the brick plant supplied drinking water for the whole community. (Photo from 1908, Birmingham Public Library Archives) (Pers. Com Tommy Joe Alexander, Mayor of Irondale, 2013)
Moon River Beach Club was 100 yards from the river. Removed when 78 was turned into 4 lanes .
1922, Irondale, AL, Grant’s Mill