National Geographic : 1940 Feb
A CASH-AND-CARRY ON WHEELS PROVISIONS SHOPLESS ENFER The driver blows a horn to call customers. Housewives purchase anything from cookies to canned goods, including American soap flakes and California-grown asparagus. Formerly, Enfer thrived as a market town; frequent fairs attracted hundreds. Today the population has dwindled toabout thirty persons. Roofs fall into deserted homes, walls crumble, and vines try to hide the hamlet's sadness (page 237).