Memories

AUDIO: Earl Winger, Sr. Remembers Early Days Of WDOD

  • 4/13/2024

Click here to listen to Earl Winger remembering early days at WDOD. (click for more)

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The WDOD studio in 1965. See story by Earl Freudenberg.
The WDOD studio in 1965. See story by Earl Freudenberg.

Curtis Coulter: The Wreck Of The Old 97 At The Rock Creek Trestle

  • 4/11/2024

Granted, I have quite an imagination, but even I cannot make up stuff like the stories I am getting ready to tell here. In all the annals of town history, there have never been any wrecks to come up with the following three – a train derailment with box cars loaded with Budweiser beer, a truck carrying a load of slippery pork lard, and a truck ... (click for more)

WDOD AM, Gone But Not Forgotten

  • 4/9/2024

April 13, 1925, holds a special place in my memory because it was the beginning of the “Golden Age of Radio in the Tennessee Valley.” Two young friends from Ohio, who lived across the street from each other while growing up, came to the Scenic City in the early 1920s and started Chattanooga’s first radio station, WDOD AM. Earl Winger and ... (click for more)

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