Trion photographer T. Emmett Nunn snapped the following photographs, most of which appeared in the Trion Facts.
An old smokestack at the Trion mill was demolished in 1952.
police officer Lee Kitchens takes over for the traffic light at shift
time in front of the main entrance to the Trion mill in this photograph
made in April 1969.
police Chief Walt Hamby (left) stands with Officer Lee Kitchens as they
prepare to reactivate the traffic light at the mill's main entrance.
Trion Police received a new patrol car in March 1969. From left to
right are L.D. McCary, Lee Kitchens, Bill Whaley, Steve Dyer, David
Starkey, and Chief Walt Hambey.
June 1959, Clyde Cobb (left) of Riegel's Trion Mill presented Clyde
Thomas, president of Trion's Teener League baseball club, a certificate
from the National Recreation Association "in recognition of outstanding
work and promotion of wholesome recreational projects in the community
and area for youngsters." Thomas was superintendent of the printing
department at the mill and was a founder of the League in Trion.
1959 photograph shows members of the Trion Lions Club as they prepare
for the annual light bulb sale used in the group's Sight Conservation
Fund. From left to right: Jake Woods, C.B. Bricker, Chesty Ragland, and
for the 1962 Midgets Cotton Bowl included, from left to right, (front
row) Janice Crisp, Linda Scoggins, Sally Peace, Debbie Clark, Margaret
Freeman, and Joye Pettet; (standing) Teresa McCurdy, Karen Chamlee,
Jane Clark, mascot Patricia Shamblin, Becky Logan, Patti Bailey, Joyce
Wells, and Margaret Massey.
left to right: Mr. and Mrs. Ozelle Maddox, Carl Mc_?__, Mrs. Frances
Arden, Loran, Elaine and Cleo Bynum, and D.C. Greeson helps distribute
ice cold Cokes at Trion's 50 Yard Club Fish Fry in May 1957.
Horace Wooten, a waiter at the Riegeldale Tavern, shows off a tray of salads in this photograph taken in February 1963.
A January 1963 Trion Alumni basketball game pitted Leroy Buice (with ball) against brother Gary (in striped socks).
Also joining in was Jack Shamblin (left) and Gordon Jones. They watch as a Bulldog falls while Harold Gardner (right) joins in.
Jack Shamblin goes up for another score.
High School's junior class, along with Abney's Department Store,
sponsored a fashion show in March 1963. In front are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
Wilhelm, managers of the show, and Ross Abney; in back are, from left
to right, Toni Henderson, Jan Woods, Cheryl Brown, and Joy Chandler.
Photographs by T. Emmett Nunn. Courtesy of Chattooga County Library.
Information from the Trion Facts.