Raymond Laforest

Raymond Laforest serenading boaters

Former canalman Raymond Laforest's hobby was collecting accordians. Not only did he collect them, he played them (very well). While serving as a lockmasn at Jones Falls he often serenaded the boaters. Ray retired in 2001 and he passed away in 2008.

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(photo by: Ken Watson, 1998)

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