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    Retired lock operator recalls rich history of navigation at Hales Bar [Image 1 of 8]

    Retired lock operator recalls rich history of navigation at Hales Bar

    JASPER, TN, UNITED STATES

    12.19.2013

    Photo by Fred Tucker 

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

    Earl Keeler, 91, (right) retired U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District lock operator, points to the building at the 100-year-old Hales Bar Dam site where he worked from 1960 until its closing in 1967. At left is the just recently retired Nickajack Lock lockmaster, Butch Witcher, who Keeler helped train at Nickajack Lock in 1980. Witcher arranged the Dec. 19, 2013, visit for his mentor and old friend. (USACE photo by Fred Tucker)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 12.19.2013
    Date Posted: 01.13.2014 18:14
    Photo ID: 1149925
    VIRIN: 131219-A-HL948-001
    Resolution: 2144x1424
    Size: 1.71 MB
    Location: JASPER, TN, US 

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