This week's Photographer's Journal is titled "The Barber of King Ferry."

Gene Tobey, 76, has been cutting hair in King Ferry for almost half a century.

He's open from noon to 5 p.m., but only on Mondays.

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King Ferry is a rural crossroads town at the intersection of routes 34B and 90 with a coffee shop/gas station, a post office, a bar and of course, Gene Tobey's barbershop.

Several gentlemen wait in their pickup trucks in front of his shop for Tobey to arrive.

Walking through the front door is like being transported back in time. It's a scene from the 50s as the men take their seats waiting for their turn. The room is filled with the sounds of simultaneous conversations echoing of the walls. A country radio station plays in the background muted by the near constant buzz of Tobey's electric razors — a sanctuary for the working class man.

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