hospital


Jackson Hospital
Today (top), and circa 1920 (bottom view). It began as Highland Park Sanitarium in a row of houses on Forest Avenue. In the upper view you can see the bridge which connected the old building to the doctor’s offices on the left. Around 1975 the bridge held the quite-famous Ponte […]

Jackson Hospital



Baptist East
at 400 Taylor Road is a 150-Bed, short term, acute care medical facility, probably established around 1990, and is expected to become the dominant medical center in central Alabama one day, as Baptist South suffers the same geographic and economic disadvantages that felled old Saint Margaret’s 30 years ago. And […]

Baptist Hospital East



Baptist South Entrance
A huge complex, 450beds. Its initial unit was built circa 1963 by Winton Blount forces. By then his real contracting outfit had already grown too large to compete for Montgomery work, so Winton formed MidSouth Contractors, which won the job. That company turned out to be a real disaster and […]

Baptist Hospital South