Above and below: Jim Harvey with his first standard guitar, known as the "Jimmy" guitar. If you look closely in the upper photo you can see the family photos inlaid in the fretboard markers.
To see a Youtube video showing Scotty Broyles playing his mandolin, with the author accompanying him, click here.
Below: Photos of Scotty Broyles' mandolin as it is today. Note engraved tailpiece worn from years of Scotty's palm resting on it.
Above: The 'Harvitone' pedal steel guitar, first incarnation--with a Harlin Bros. Multi-Kord type pedal setup.
Below: Jim Harvey's booth at the Del Mar County Fair. Note that the pedal steel has a more refined pedal setup in this photo.
Above: Photo of "lost" Harvey mandolin taken outside a guitar show several years ago. Current whereabouts unknown. (Photo courtesy Chance Wilson)
Below: "Dave," on the right, with another lost Harvey mandolin, this one patterned from a Martin mandolin (note headstock shape).
Above and below: Jim Harvey's second personal guitar, under construction.
Hear Paul Buskirk play "Jim Harvey's Rag" here.
Below: Dick and his baby Jim Harvey mandolin, designed to fit atop his Fender Stratocaster. Dick, where are you...? If anybody knows Dick's name or his whereabouts, email the author here.
Below: Paul Buskirk's Harvey doubleneck, robbed of parts, full of holes, and just plain sad. April 27, 2008.
Above: Howard Harvey poses with four of his father's creations, 1958.
Below: Howard Harvey poses with those same four guitars, reunited for the "All-Harvey Band" performance. Photo credit: Julia Dillon
Below: Scotty Broyles and Rob Tuvell pose with their original Harvey instruments, in front of photos of them holding the same instruments nearly 60 years earlier. Photo credit: Julia Dillon