Keith Rogers photos taken in 1971 in and around McComas, WV
|I remember Keith very well - what a nice surprise to get his email and the photos. His is the best one I have collected showing the old McComas Post Office - exactly as I remember it. How well we all remember sitting on that bridge waiting for the train to move so we could "move on up the road". thanks Keith... Pat Smith|
Sent: Saturday, April 21, 2007 6:22 PM
My name is Keith Rogers, I used to be good friends with your brother Mickey. I graduated in 1967 from Bramwell High. I now live in Vale, NC since 1985. You probably don't remember me, but I used to stay with MIckey sometimes at your grandparents. I had a lot of good times with Mickey, thumbing to Bramwell, going to the movies. The last time I remember seeing you was I think the summer of 1966. You had come over to your grandparents, I think you had a brown dodge car, and Mickey and I were splitting wood and put it under the porch. I remember I had good times at McComas, I remember a lot of people who lived there. My dad and brothers still live up Pinnacle Hollow. There are only 2 houses up there now.
The pictures that I'm sending you were took in my dads truck coming from Crane Creek #11 mines while I was home on leave from the Air Force in the fall of 1971. They're a little blurry, but I thought you might like to look at them. There are a couple pictures of the Tipple/ the post office/ #11 cutting machine/a scoop they used to haul coal with/ one picture of waiting on the train in the evening/ one of the entrance of Pinnacle Hallar, you can see the house Danny Brock used to live in.
I have been looking at your website the past 2 years and I have really enjoyed keeping up to date on your website.
- Keith Rogers