Here is a song by Ethel Bell Dunkle from Knox, PA found the book True Tales of Clarion River written in 1933 by George P. Sheffer under the auspices of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Raftsmens Association.

THE RIVERMEN OF OLD CLARION

1

Twas side by side, as riverman true,
On the Clarion long ago,
We met the boys on common ground
And gave them all a show.

2

In social as in business days,
Our honor was our law,
And when a brother lost his grip
He on his pals could draw

3

What if grim age creep on apace
Our souls will never grow old
We will, as in the rafting days,
Stand true, as rivermen bold.

4

In those old days we had our fun,
But stood for honor true
Here, warmly clasping hand in hand,
Our friendship we renew

Chorus

We are the boys, the same old boys,
Who were there in Sixty-five
If any riverman comes our way
He’ll find us much alive.

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