Greenhorn Driver in a Ford Truck: A Mini-Memoir

By Wayne Warner

After I graduated in 1951 from Mohawk High School, Marcola, Oregon, about 20 miles east of Eugene, I was thrown into the world of the unemployed. It was a summer of change, not only in Oregon but also in the country, as America was bogged down in the Korean War.  

Some family members had worked for Manerud-Huntington Fuel Company in Eugene, so I met foreman