Birmingham, Alabama’s pagan god

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Birmingham, Alabama, the so called “Bible Belt” has the god of Forage standing atop Red Mountain. He stands above & facing, the city of Birmingham…& behind him stands the small town of Homewood.

The thing about men who worked in a forage is this, they worked with extreme heat. more often then not, they worked at night, with nothing on, other than a thick leather apron. so…not only does this city have a roman god looking over it, the Homewood side sees his bare ass. pretty cool, huh?

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i think so. (i didn’t take this photo)

8 thoughts on “Birmingham, Alabama’s pagan god

    1. Ha! I always thought the same way. Perhaps the saying, “watch your back” saying came from the men working in a forge?? Our Vulcan’s apron reaches his mid thigh. Thanks for the laugh this morning! ~amy

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    1. Hi Loisajay…little Vulcan? little, as in the photograph i took off the internet? He is huge. about 14 years ago, Birmingham paid to repair him. i have photos of me standing beside his head, i am 5’2″ and i came to the tip of his nose. SO COOL. ~amy

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