Log driver in Oregon.
Vintage Logging

Vintage Logging – Log drivers

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about saw filing. Saw filers were the highest paid workers at the mills, so it shows the importance of the skill set.

A young driver is called a River Boy.
A young driver is called a River Boy.
1970 Freighter and log boom.
1970 Freighter and log boom.
1944 Logs in sorting boom at Pacific Mills.
1944 Logs in sorting boom at Pacific Mills.
1944 Log drivers sorting logs in the boom at Pacific Mills.
1944 Log drivers sorting logs in the boom at Pacific Mills.
1944 Logs in sorting boom at Pacific Mills.
1944 Logs in sorting boom at Pacific Mills.
1944 Log driver feeding the jack ladder from the sorting boom at Pacific Mills.
1944 Log driver feeding the jack ladder from the sorting boom at Pacific Mills.
1944 Log driver sorting logs at Pacific Mills.
1944 Log driver sorting logs at Pacific Mills.
1940s Log driver pushing logs around in the water.
1940s Log driver pushing logs around in the water.
1938 Man walking on a log boom.
1938 Man walking on a log boom.
Log driver in Oregon.
Log driver in Oregon.

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