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Photo: Lafayette County covered bridge and unidentified boy, early 1950s


This is one of my favorite Lafayette County vintage photos I’ve ever seen.

It is a covered bridge that was torn down about 1952 or 1953.  Joe Black, posting on Facebook, identified it as “the covered bridge at Fudgetown;”I’m guessing it was below Fudgetown (the road from Fudgetown south crossed the Yocona […]

Mrs. Bristol’s famous hams, circa 1937

Dr. X’s vintage photos has one up that is dumfounding on many levels.  Of great interest (at least to me) is the photo itself, which illustrates the mail-order country ham business of Mrs. Mark Bristol, whose customers (circa 1937) included the Duke of Windsor.  The post describes how her hams were prepared:

It takes […]