There must be steel coursing through the veins of the Campbell family. Three generations of these steel-driving men have been blacksmiths, shoeing some of the finest Thoroughbreds on the East Coast.
Herman Wesley Combs, a blacksmith for a number of prominent horsemen in the 1950s to the 1990s, died in Miami Feb. 10.
Longtime Kentucky farrier Errol Bradford of Rabbit Hash, Ky., died Feb. 20 after a six-month battle with cancer.
Charles E. "Elmer" Campbell, a member of a respected family of blacksmiths that worked for generations at East Coast racetracks, died Jan. 31 at his Miami home. He was 83.
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