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The transformation of farmland into Birmingham began in 1870. Speculators were attracted to a mixture of iron ore, limestone, and coal, perfect for making iron and steel. Industry expansion ended with the Depression; iron and steel now account for only a few thousand jobs. Service and medical industries have helped transform what was once a smog-filled metropolis.
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