Thach Cotton Gin, Thach, Alabama 1937

Thach Cotton Gin, Thach, Alabama 1937

The Thach Gin was owned by H Y Douthit.

My family share cropped with him for many years in the 1930s and early 1940s.

Photo taken in 1937 in Thach, AL


Cotton Gin

HY Douthit was my grandfather! I heard he designed and built this cotton gin after the previous gin burned down.

H Y Douthit Gin (Howard Young)

I was born in 1933 and we lived on The Douthit Farm as sharecroppers and never heard of the gin burning don't get me wrong just never heard any talk about it


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