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Moonshine seized, 1945

Posted on November 17, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Two State Highway Patrol officers posed with some of the confiscated moonshine after Federal agents raided a the production facility at Fox Gap on March 14, 1945. The location of the still was on the side of a creek near the old Fox Gap school on the Frankfort-Lawrenceburg pike, three miles from Frankfort. Officials stopped this truck, loaded with 176 gallons of whiskey, as it was on it's way to Lawrenceburg.  Four suspects were taken into custody. Published in the Lexington Herald March 15, 1945. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

Two Kentucky Highway Patrol officers posed with some confiscated moonshine after federal agents raided a still at Fox Gap on March 14, 1945. The still was on the side of a creek near the old Fox Gap school on the Frankfort-Lawrenceburg pike, three miles from Frankfort. Officials stopped this truck, loaded with 176 gallons of whiskey, as it was on its way to Lawrenceburg. Four people were arrested. Published in the Lexington Herald on March 15, 1945. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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