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Yamsi, the story of a man's lo ve for a ranch in the Oregon wilderness
Yamsi the story of a man's lo ve for a ranch in the Oregon wilderness Author:Dayton O. Hyde An account of one year in the life of dayton o. hyde, cattle rancher and author. — "The sight of five hundred fine, big uniform Bar Y cows spread over a couple of miles of forest road was something to watch. People traveled for miles to see them, often arriving at the most inopportune moments, in time to either spook the cows off the road or cat... more »ch a cowboy with his pants down in the sage.
"There were visitors who drove out to appreciate quality, and those, wiser than we, who sensed that what they were seeing was the last gasp of an era of Western history, a scene soon to be lost, swept away by the tides of change.
"Yamsi is more than just a home and livelihood for my wife Gerdi and our five children; it is for each one of us a consuming passion, a common challenge and adventure in which we all partake."
The book is filled with many black-and-white photographs taken by the author.« less