1940s Logs falling off a wharf into the water at H.R. MacMillan Co.
Vintage Logging

Vintage Logging – Log dumps

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about log dumps.

1961 Beecher Lake Lumber Co. sawmill
1961 Beecher Lake Lumber Co. sawmill.

Baikie Bros. Logging at Upper Campbell Lake, BC – 1961 Baikie Bros. Logging Co. log dump.

1945 Pacific Mills logging and donkey engines on the Queen Charlotte Islands.
1945 Pacific Mills logging and donkey engines on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

1945 Pacific Mills logging and donkey engines on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

1945 Logs being made into a Davis Raft for Pacific Mills
1945 Logs being made into a Davis Raft for Pacific Mills

1945 Logs being made into a Davis Raft for Pacific Mills.

1945 Logs being made into a Davis Raft for Pacific Mills
1945 Dumping logs into the water for Pacific Mills on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

1945 Logs being made into a Davis Raft for Pacific Mills.

1940s Logs falling off a wharf into the water at H.R. MacMillan Co.
1940s Logs falling off a wharf into the water at H.R. MacMillan Co.

1940s Logs falling off a wharf into the water at H.R. MacMillan Co.

1940s Logs being pushed off a logging truck into the water.
1940s Logs being pushed off a logging truck into the water.

1940s Logs being pushed off a logging truck into the water.

1940s Logs being moved on rails to the H.R. MacMillan Co.
1940s Logs being moved on rails to the H.R. MacMillan Co.

1940s Logs being moved on rails to the H.R. MacMillan Co.

1940s Logs being loaded off rail cars at the H.R. MacMillan Co. sawmill
1940s Logs being loaded off rail cars at the H.R. MacMillan Co. sawmill

1940s Logs being loaded off rail cars at the H.R. MacMillan Co. sawmill.

1940-1948 Trains pushing logs into the water.
1940-1948 Trains pushing logs into the water.

1940-1948 Trains pushing logs into the water.

Floating logs and loggers.
Floating logs and loggers.

View of cut logs floating in river with loggers seen standing on logs, possibly in Northern California.

Rights Information: Feb 28 2019 Special permission granted by the owning institution, California State University, Chico, CA, US, to WoodchuckCanuck.com, for use of this image for historical logging special collection review. Source: https://cdlib.org

A Newfoundland born Canadian with a life long interest in woodworking, baking and anything else that peaks my curiosity.

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