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Summers at Nolin Lake: Pontoon voyage and quicksand!

When I was in high school my dad and his sister Jean and brother-in-law Roy went in halves and purchased a pontoon boat. The pontoon was a homemade job constructed out of 1/8th inch steel, and was 28-feet long; it was tough-as-nails and as heavy as a tank! It was not a fast boat, but…

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Summers at Nolin Lake: Jon Boat

My aunt Jean and Uncle Roy owned a lot on Nolin Lake many years ago. In the spring and summer months we often went there to camp, fish, swim and generally enjoy ourselves. In his early 20s my cousin jay purchased a used Jon boat. I think it was made out of dropped-forged battleship armor;…

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