Helena History

Published 11:13 am Monday, January 4, 2016

William A. Gould. The Scotch miner William A. (Billy) Gould (1830-1912), was a prominent figure in the development of the Alabama coal industry.

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William A. Gould

During the Civil War,Gould with his partners Charles and Fred Woodson, shippedup to 75 tons of coal a day from a mine at Helena to the SelmaArsenal. (Contributed/City of Helena Museum)