Contributed by Ed Martin - March 2002
Left to right: Gordon Varner, Clarence W Saunders, Dave Floyd, W Cleburne Kinnard, Charlie F Meyer, George W Meyer, Charlie Vance, Jim Jackson, Roy N Cole, Young C Thompson (organizer and teacher), and Tommie M Thompson. Four of these were first cousins --- Varner, Saunders, Young C Thompson and Tommie M Thompson. The band was in demand on numerous occasions, especially at old Thomas Hall which was the social center of that day. Charlie F Meyer sold the Mechanics Band Cigars at his store and there was a picture of the boys on the inside top of the box.
Contributed by David Payne - Dec 2000