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-Gotham'​s Coal District is located on its own island known locally as "Coal Island",​ and is a center for steel production in New Jersey. ​ Cobblepot Steel concentrates ​on government contracts, such as ships and naval armor, and on construction beams, especially for skyscrapers and bridges. ​ Its subsidiary Cobblepot Shipbuilding Corporation operated in [[Tricorner]] until the recent financial crash brought production to a halt.  ​+Gotham'​s Coal District is located on its own island known locally as "Coal Island",​ and is a center for steel production in New Jersey. ​ Cobblepot Steel's main smelters are located here.  They concentrate ​on government contracts, such as ships and naval armor, and on construction beams, especially for skyscrapers and bridges. ​ Its subsidiary Cobblepot Shipbuilding Corporation operated in [[Tricorner]] until the recent financial crash brought production to a halt.  ​
  
 Steel production still continues in the Coal District today, but only at a fraction of the pace it did during [[The Roaring 20's]] when automobiles were all the rage.  ​ Steel production still continues in the Coal District today, but only at a fraction of the pace it did during [[The Roaring 20's]] when automobiles were all the rage.  ​
  
-The [[Cannonball Railroad]] has a terminal here, but the route runs only once a day now because of the financial depression. ​ It delivers raw materials for steelmaking ​and chemical plants.  ​+The [[Cannonball Railroad]] has a terminal here, but the route runs only once a day now because of the financial depression. ​ It delivers raw materials for steel making ​and chemical plants.  ​
  
 The by-products of the steel production from 1875 to 1911 are piled up in a hill known as [[mt_slagmore|Mt. Slagmore]], a currently green landmark of the district. The by-products of the steel production from 1875 to 1911 are piled up in a hill known as [[mt_slagmore|Mt. Slagmore]], a currently green landmark of the district.
  
-This island with its more noxious industry is the bane of those who live in the Gotham Heights district. ​+This island with its more noxious industry is the bane of those who live in the Gotham Heights district, particularly the "​shovel handle"​ of swampy wasteland that extends south from the bulk of the island 
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