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Volume 22, Number 4

Winter 1996

Winter 1996 cover

COVER: Fred Reichenbach of Triadelphia has time on his hands and towering over his head, too. He gives his big grandfather clocks away since they are too expensive to sell. Cheryl Harshman's article begins on page 9; photo by Michael Keller.

PHOTOS: Doug Chadwick, Greg Clark, Perry Cox, Carl E. Feather, Mike Furbee, Cheryl Harshman, Frank P. Herrera, Michael Keller, John Sibold

2 Letters from Readers
5 Mountain Music Roundup
By Danny Williams
8 Closing the Valley: My Drive-In Days Are Over
By Michael Keller

Father Time's Workshop
The Grandfather Clocks of Fred Reichenbach
By Cheryl Ryan Harshman
12 The Grandfather Clocks of Oglebay

16 Christmas Candles and Country Roads
Lighting the Way in Preston County
By Peggy Ross
22 The Footwashing

24 Remembering a Mountain Neighbor: The Man from River Ridge
By Richard L. Murchison

26 Perry Cox
"A Good Photographer, Much in Demand"
By Mary Lucille DeBerry

35 The Bottling Works
Keeping History on Ice in Romney
Text and Photographs by Carl E. Feather

41 Getting Along Together
Black Life in Pocahontas County
By Maureen Crockett

44 Miss Ruby Never Quit
By Virginia Steele

49 Denmar
By Ancella R. Bickley

52 Religion by the Roadside
The Halltown Memorial ChapelBy Georgia Caldwell

57 A House and a Home
Recalling a Wayne County Homeplace
By Connie Karickhoff

63 Conversation with an Old House
By Hattie M. Crummitt

65 Current Programs, Events, Publications