Preserving Pocahontas

Young People at Spruce – 1930

A group of young people on Shay Engine No. 13 at the lumber town of Spruce. The photograph was taken January 26, 1930. Standing on the engine at top: Ruth Waugh. Standing front, left to right: Piney Williams, Roy Phillips, Christine Weese and Mildred Waugh (who later married Curly Gainer). Courtesy of Anonymous Contributor to Preserving Pocahontas Archives, ID PHP002854

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