1450 WLAF Campbell County
Claiborne Court became the Shelby Motel, and remnants remain across from LUB on North Tennessee Avenue.
Hack's Bargain Barn (circa 1970) at the corner of Indiana and Beech where there was once a traffic light.
Notice the original restaurant and cottages in pre - I-75 days. The restaurant burned in the 1980s,
was rebuilt, & remains today. The cottages were
Circa 1968. The First National Bank fire took down this city block in December 1971.
Notice the original First National Bank building in the background.
The Piedmont Hotel became the Fleet Oil Building when Sam Claiborne bought the building in 1957.
Circa 1960. Lindsay's Furniture is in this building on East Central Avenue.
It was 1973 when "Showdown" starring Dean Martin, Rock Hudson, & Susan Clark was showing at the Sky Way.
Circa 1971 of Adron & Jean Rutherford's "Snack Bar" which moved to this location in about 1961.
Balloff's (circa 1960) was housed in the Russell Hotel Building at the corner of Central and Tennessee
Circa 1967 double-look at Central Avenue. 1st Ntl, Central Cafe, 1st Federal, Walters Funeral Home, & (out of the shot) is Queener Furniture.
WLAF's first home beginning May 17, 1953, at North 5th Street & Nevada Avenue in the Piedmont Hotel.
WLAF is one of few radio stations in the area to continue using its original call letters.
Circa 1960. Ron graduated from La Follette High School in 1971, and went on to a career in acting
& stunt work. He's best known for scaling several