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Photos, Prints, Drawings Exterior of log house built by Woody Boggs

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Exterior of log house built by Woody Boggs
Contributor Names
Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
Created / Published
February 1, 1996
Subject Headings
-  Vernacular architecture
-  Recycling
-  Winter
-  February
-  Home museums
-  Salvage architecture
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Pettry Bottom
-  The oak timbers used to make this log cabin were salvaged from the former bridge to Edwight, which spanned Coal river near the mouth of Hazy Creek for many decades. "A lot of trucks have driven over this house," quipped Woody Boggs. The house is full of artifacts salvaged from former settlements on Bailey and Bradley Mountains and Shumate's Branch.
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C067-13
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
Online Format

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Eiler, Lyntha Scott. Exterior of log house built by Woody Boggs. February 1, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed August 25, 2016.)

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