--photo courtesy Gerald Thompson

This is the crew that built the short-lived hydro-electric dam at Hiram in the mid-1920s. The man second from left on the top row, with large brim hat and holding a can holding the can or keg is John Thompson, father of Gerald Thompson of Little Rock, White County Historical Society member who provided this photograph. The dam was washed away by a flood in 1927. If you recognize any of the people in this photograph, contact the White County Historical Society, P.O. Box 537, Searcy, AR 72145, or e-mail  wchistory@sbcglobal.net