Dying Trades

At 84, the local cobbler Harry Cahill is as busy as ever – but now he’s the only one in town.  It’s a sign of the times that there’s no apprentice to follow in his footsteps. As a cobbler, Harry mends everything from summer sandals to boots and leather bags. He even had a Scotsman’s sporran on the workbench for repair when the Advocate visited. The community is highlighting disappearing trades.  See full story here.