Book Review: Knights of the Broadax

Do you want to spend the winter in living in the mountains chopping down trees and then float them down a creek in the spring? This fascinating book written by Joan Trego Pinkerton will put you right in the midst of the people who lived that way of life. Pinkerton tells a first hand account based off of her experiences growing up the Headquarters Camp of the Wyoming Tie and Timber Company in the 1930s and 1940s. She supplemented her knowledge with other first hand interviews and an incredible wealth of photographs taken by her father. I can't say enough…