National Geographic : 1951 Jul
Ross Hall 126 Loggers Wash Up for Chow Back inthe '80's, sanitation was something tobeendured only when intown. From October toApril no one washed. Aman wore one suit of underwear through winter. Today's hungry rivermen clean up for breakfast (left). Water scooped from the river fills wash pans; refuse goes over the side. Each man uses his own towel. Above: Joe Ross. Idaho's version ofthe late Will Rogers, combs his hair for the eve ning meal.