Back then fishing

This group from the Western Carolina Telephone Company celebrates a successful day of fishing at Lake Fontana in April of 1960. From left to right: Bill Norton, Claude Revis, Ervin Carpenter, Neville Wooten, Aubrey Tippett, Ted Cooper, Sod Messer, Harley Carpenter, Herman Mason, John Smith, Jimmy Childress, James Mills, Dills Rhinehart, G.W. Revis, Fred Sutton and Paul Wooten.


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