At work at a Wyoming rest stop, 1998
Chuck Woodbury started his quarterly tabloid Out West as a hobby in 1987. His idea was to roam the West in a motorhome equipped as a newsroom, and to write about what he found along the way. "I figured if I earned enough in subscriptions to cover my gasoline I'd be happy," he said. But the media soon got wind of his unusual "on-the-road" newspaper, and subscriptions shot to 10,000. In his ten years on the road, Woodbury has logged more than 200,000 miles, written a million or so words, and snapped about 15,000 pictures.
In the photo above left, taken in Fruita, Colo., Woodbury poses with an "old" friend.
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