It was (and is) not for the squeamish…but if you wanted to sustain yourself during the long mountain winters of the Great Depression, then you were probably familiar…



Writer/Narrator: Ray B. Rogers
Producer/Editor/Engineer: Bradford Rogers
Additional Voiceover: Bradford Rogers


Special thanks to Lobo Loco and these talented creatives…!

Malte Junior – Hall (ID 738)
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Good Thoughts (ID 45)
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Jason Shaw
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When The Mockingbirds Are Singing In The Wildwood
Frank C. Stanley
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