Birmingham's Vulcan Monument Steve Chiotakis reports from Birmingham, where a battle is underway to save a 95-year-old symbol of the city. A giant statue of the Roman God, Vulcan has been a monument to Birmingham's iron and steel industry. But after decades outdoors, the monument has fallen into disrepair. Now many residents are saying that even though the steel industry has left the city, its greatest symbol should remain.
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Birmingham's Vulcan Monument

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Birmingham's Vulcan Monument

Birmingham's Vulcan Monument

Birmingham's Vulcan Monument

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Steve Chiotakis reports from Birmingham, where a battle is underway to save a 95-year-old symbol of the city. A giant statue of the Roman God, Vulcan has been a monument to Birmingham's iron and steel industry. But after decades outdoors, the monument has fallen into disrepair. Now many residents are saying that even though the steel industry has left the city, its greatest symbol should remain.