July 1948 Ties

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President Ernest E. Norris and as many of the children of Birmingham who could climb aboard made the inaugural trip on "The Little Southerner" at the opening- of the city's new "Kiddie Land Park."

When Birmingham set about converting the old Alabama State Fair Grounds into a city park and play- ground for children, park officials asked the Southern to authorize the use of the name, "The Little Southerner." We said "yes."