Tour guide George Espenlaub making "swamp coffee" in the Everglades.

Tour guide George Espenlaub making "swamp coffee" in the Everglades.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/18289
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  • Tour guide George Espenlaub making "swamp coffee" in the Everglades.

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  • PR77042

Year

  • 195-

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General Note

  • George Espenlaub operated one of the first guide services in the Florida Everglades in the 1950s and 1960s. His brother-in-law, Ed Frank, is credited with inventing the first "swamp buggy." Espenlaub used these buggies for his tours through the wet Everglades environment. In the 1950s, Espenlaub also competed in "swamp buggy" races.

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  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

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