Today, Lee's great nephew David Ogle carries on the broom making tradition for the third generation. Challenges of this current economy and a home mortgage that was sold to an unscrupulous national lender, had pushed David to the brink of loosing his home.
Jim Gray Gallery
Lee Ogle was a gentle man, born in the mountains of East Tennessee, and raised to make use of the many things nature provides. Jim Gray pays tribute this pioneer craftsmen of the Smoky Mountains in his award winning watercolor, "The Broom Maker".