Sunday, November 14, 2010

The Blizzard Boys.  Circa 1913

Dad was the youngest of a mountain family trying to make it without a father. Daddy is the little guy in the above picture.  It was a time when there were no roads, no cars and if you wanted to eat you had to grow food and live off the land.  The family walked through the mountains for miles to find work in the Eastern Kentucky coal mines.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

The best horse I ever owned

Jeanie is a Cherokee maiden.  She made a bridle with a piece of old rope and rode Buck bareback.  The voice behind the camera belongs to me.  Click here

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Videos from the Rabun County Georgia Mountains - Featuring the Man Who Helped Make the movie 'Deliverance' a Classic.

Frank was primarily a bull dozier operator.  He was a great story teller.  He hunted wild boar, wrestled a wild bull and climbed a tree and shook out a bear.  Click here