Tag Archives: Clinchport Virginia

The Flood of 1977

It’s been thirty-six years since the rivers showed their mighty power. It was a long and snow-filled winter.  We used up every built-in snow day the school system had, and were expecting to go pretty far past the original last … Continue reading

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Coal Memories

Our family heated the house with a coal furnace.  The furnace was a whole-house forced-air heating method.  The furnace was in the dug-out basement.  The house was built before the basement was dug.  My grandfather was working at the Kingsport … Continue reading

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