With Bobby at the helm, the guys stacked the rails, stopping often to reposition the ones that Bobby said "needed fixing." It was a great exercise in teamwork with the guidance of an inspiring leader. In the background, as they worked,we could see the coal car that Bobby and wife Martha donated to the Society during the construction of the Coal Miner's Memorial. We lost Bobby last week. He will be remembered for many things, among them his determination, perseverance and drive to make sure everything was done "just right." Bobby's can-do attitude inspired us all. Thank you, Bobby.
Bobby, far right, in red cap.
Bobby in red cap.
Inspiration of a different sort springs from the enthusiasm of Becky and Robert Walker and Marion Mathis of Mansfield's Dixie Theatre Restoration project. They shared their successes and challenges with the Historical Society last night. They have the lofty goal of restoring the old theatre and are moving full steam ahead. Find them on Facebook and read about their upcoming fundraiser. Hats off to this group for saving this beloved old building.