originally this was all cut by hand with a band saw. usually the trees were no more than 4″ and the road was mud. rev. james would save up enough to have gravel dust spread onto the road bed and the water conservation folks chipped in. before then he taught jimmy to drive an old ’57 ford fairlane belonging to marjorie walker. the idea was to get enough power going down the sluiceway to have inertia up and cut hard right through the mud and slide.

up and to the right of the road here is where rev james allowed his son jimmy to tire himself out trying to build a log cabin out of pine Posted by Picasa