National Geographic : 1935 Mar
300 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams MINNESOTA OFFERS UNEXCELLED VARIETY TO THE HIKER Two Boy Scouts from Minneapolis, blankets and provisions strapped to their backs, stop to read about Fort Charlotte. This outpost of the Northwest Company stood on the south bank of Pigeon River, which to-day forms part of the boundary between Minnesota and Ontario. Photograph by Clifton Adams TO GET HIS MAIL HE MUST PULL HIS BOX OUT OF THE AIR After heavy snows, State road plows bury conventional boxes beneath 10-foot drifts. This farmer, near Little Fork, solved the problem by attaching his box to a log boom resembling an old fashioned well sweep.