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Carson, Washington
After my very, very long drive down from Mount St. Helens on remote Forest Service roads, I was quite happy to arrive in Carson, Washington. Granted, there isn’t much here, but Carson’s miniature downtown provided a good excuse to get out of the car and walk around for a few minutes. There are a handful of businesses that are open, including a good antiques store (the building in the middle of the photo above). Yes, that really is a genuine flashing red traffic light at the 4-way stop in the center of town. I wonder what kind of gifts you could get …