Issue: 2014-02, February 2014 (Corral)
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In an excerpt from a new book, the author describes life with his wife in a cabin on the Salmon's Middle Fork, with no neighbors, no phone, and no electricity.
Growing up in a tarpaper shack in the remote logging town of Headquarters was no picnic, but the author realizes it taught lessons and gave rewards that lasted him a lifetime. In this meticulous account, he recalls many details of the challenges and charms of the place.
This tiny community on the Camas Prairie started out as a stagecoach station, moved down to the railroad tracks, and was claimed by six counties over the years. The author meets a family with a long history there.