(aka The River Giant) – Bill and Stumpy travel to Central City to meet with Tad Coates to inspect his new tow boat The River Giant. And this tow boat is a true giant, 350 tons with 8,500 horsepower and costing one million dollars. Stumpy can’t wait to chow down in the ship’s galley run by the one and only Maggie Murphy. A barge fire threatens to explode tons of burning gasoline all over the
. Shady River
Friday, July 20, 2012
Warming weather sends rising waters and huge ice flows toward a railroad trestle. The ice threatens to collapse the trestle. Dynamite won’t clear the flows, so Bill must come up with a novel idea to save the trestle. “Don’t lose your head or you might lose your life” is Stumpy’s theme for this story. And Stumpy gets to read from his crazy seed catalog!
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Dr. Harris and his assistant Franklin travel to Knotty Pine from New Zealand to study the national forest. There they meet Tower 3’s Ranger Tom. Tom must ask them to leave because the forest has become dangerously dry, dry enough to spark a terrible forest fire. Dr. Harris wants back into the forest, so our two visitors sneak back into the forest only to face a horrific forest fire. Only the hand of God can save them now, and they don’t believe in God.
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Ranger John Bishop and his wife Jane are bored with their lonely life in an isolated ranger station. John prays that God would break up the terrible monotony of this lonely job. God answers John’s prayer in some interesting and unexpected ways.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Frenchy DeSalle’s lumberjacks like to go to
to party every weekend. Frenchy goes to Bill for help controlling his men. Bill soon discovers that a church there has become The Good Times Social Club for Liquor. Then fire begins erupting out of the ground and heading toward Border Town. Border Town