Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in or just neat postcards

Archive for the tag “1949”

Drift KY

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The was, probably, the last post office in Drift.  A picture of the first one (in 1909) is here.  Drift is in Floyd County, a little north of Minnie.  1949 must have been a good year in this old coal town.  The building next to the post office was a theater (“Is the thea-tah really dead?”).  Movies probably saved a lot of sanity around miners and their wives.  Here’s the entrance:
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