Briggs' First Cotton Gin
Built by G.E. West in 1884 at Gum Springs. Those in the picture are Jim Carpenter on bay horse, Charlie West, J.T. Harton on white horse, G.E. West on steps of platform, Smith Lockhard in front of picture, Lynn Tubbs, Ira West, Walter Fewell and Jess Washburn.
Photo and Information Courtesy of Richard Denney