Tony Scales

Tony Scales was born in Bristol, Virginia, and raised in Bristol, Tennessee - and thus considers himself a true "Franklinian." He earned master's and bachelor's degrees in geology from the University of Tennessee. A Certified Professional Geologist, he has spent his professional career in the coalfields of Southwest Virginia. He has published a number of professional articles; a casual start on such a one, combined with his love of a place, grew into this, his first book. He resides in Big...See more