The Winter of 1936 and 1937

Editor's note: This story was previously published in the "A Gathering of Memories", printed by Jim Rettig Publishing.

Around the first of January, winter started in earnest with a lot of snow and cold temperatures. The first of February, Bill Bailey and I had to go to Big Sandy, about 30 miles, for a load of hay.

We took an International one ton truck and a Big Brother International steel-wheeled tractor ahead of the truck, because the snow was so deep. The morning we started for home, it was about -30 degrees and not yet daylight. The tractor had no headlights, only the lights from the truck...