Heidi stranger. Just got back from the crick,had to grind some corn for the missis to break our fast. Comin in an have some when shes done fixin it. I’m Noah Ogle and the missis is Cindy. Ya can call me Bud if ya a mind to.

We been round heres a while came in 1879 and lived in a shack lookin place till I raised this end of the house. Later youngens came along an had to put on more. Some are callin this here a saddlebag cabin, if’n hit were open there by the chimney hit’d a be a dog trot. That thar cut on the cog joints is called a dovetail,helps hold um together good,builded this all my own self.

The assessor man said this place was not fit to farm but me an the missis gets by alright. Theys a spring up the hill thar I’m a gonna build a trough down to the back porch here so’s we a have runnin water. I run my mill that a way don’t see why I can’t do it here………………

This cabin is located on the road joining The Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains. He did add on the trough from the spring and ran it into a double sink on the back porch.

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Comments

  • Seth  Weaver
    Seth Weaverover 6 years ago

    Excellent capture Gary. Superb mountain dialogue as well, sounds like you recorde it as it came out of Bud Ogle’s mouth.

  • nmbrplus
    nmbrplusover 6 years ago

    Fantastic capture Gary; love the tones and the lighting here!

  • cdwork
    cdworkover 6 years ago

    The comp and light her is awesome

  • Kristie King
    Kristie Kingover 6 years ago

    Nice Job!

  • jimbeamgirl22
    jimbeamgirl22over 6 years ago

    Another great shot!!

  • MKWhite
    MKWhiteover 6 years ago

    I reckon that’s a purdy nice placa y’all got thur. Tanks so much fur sharin it wif us. ;)

  • AnnieG
    AnnieGover 6 years ago

    Love this cabin and love the history that goes with it!

  • Mar Silva
    Mar Silvaover 6 years ago

    Your narriative is AWESOME X’S a zillion. The image is perfect. I would live there!

  • Danielle Davenport
    Danielle Daven...over 6 years ago

    Great shot as always Gary!!!! Love your narrative to go along with it! Fantastic job!

  • Di Jenkins
    Di Jenkinsover 6 years ago

    fabulous shot and the tones suit it perfectly!

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