View of Main Street in Briggs
This picture shows a boiler being moved from the G.E. West Gin to Briggs in about 1908. It was bought by Lloyd and John Ellison. In the picture are John Ellison and his team of oxen, Lloyd Ellison, Sid Jordan, Jim Jordan, Homer Jordan, Jim Presslar, A.W. Horne, J.T. Harton, Jim Harton, Edwin Harton (age 3); J.M. West driver (right), W.M. Hall driving team (left), Charlie O. West, Hill DeWolf, John E. Moore (on crutches) and Doyle Moore. Marvalene West told me (Richard Denney) that Bryan Goodloe (my Great Uncle) is wearing cap with wagon being drawn by cows to right. Sign on building on left reads “RESTAURANT & Cold Drinks”. Another sign in back reads “GROCERY"
Photo and Information Courtesy of Richard Denney