Ashford, AL Real Estate News

By Charles Woodall
(CENTURY 21 Key Realty)
Christy Manning posted this on our website. It is a great article related to some history in our area.Ashford, Alabama has an interesting history that grew out of the railroad and the turpentine industries in the late 19th century. The Alabama Midland Railroad Depot, built in 1889, still remains a historic centerpiece of this era. Interestingly, the Ashford Depot faced demolition when the Atlantic Coastline Railroad no longer needed it as an active station. The depot was purchased from the railroad by Ashford Gin Company for an undisclosed amount to store ingredients for fertilizer that came by rail. When Ashford Gin Company ceased operations, C. O. Adams, Jr. deeded the depot to the town of Ashford.Read the rest of the post by Clicking Here  
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