Bobby Reedy for the aforementioned fracking story for Businesweek.
Bobby is one of my favorite people I have ever photographed/hung out with on a story. He operates pretty much the only filling/fix it station in town. I was told he was the guy with the local knowledge and to touch base with him as soon as I got there. I showed up at his shop at 6:30 in the morning and drank coffee/tar with him as a stream of local good old boys came by to shoot the shit before the days work started. There were three generations of Reedys running the shop. It was pretty cool. He still pumps everybody’s gas for them. While he may seem like a character from the Andy Griffith show, he could curse like almost nobody i’ve ever heard.