Camp Venture

Camp Venture

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"[...] "Mout I ax then, what ye're a doin' of up here in the high mountings? You see us fellers what lives up here ain't over fond of strangers that comes potterin' round without explainin' of their selves." "Well" said Jack, "I don't see why I shouldn't tell you what brings us here. My mother owns a tract of timber land a little further around the mountain, and it is pretty much all she does own in the world. She's a widow, and she's had a pretty hard time to bring up three boys of us"-turning and indicating his two brothers-"and now we see a way of helping her. They're going to build a railroad down in the valley on the other side of this mountain, and they want railroad ties. So we have organized a party and come up here to chop down trees, make ties and send them down the mountain by a chute." "Um," answered the mountaineer. "What's them there things for?"[...]."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 286g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507549520
  • 9781507549520