1942 Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas
Vintage Logging

Vintage Logging – Log yards

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

1949 Portable sawmill cutting government logs, Missouri, US
1949 Portable sawmill cutting government logs, Missouri, US.

1949 Portable sawmill cutting government logs, Missouri, US

1945 Berger Bros. Sawmill. Steam power from a Reves 2 cylinder compound.
1945 Berger Bros. Sawmill. Steam power from a Reves 2 cylinder compound.

1945 Berger Bros. Sawmill. Steam power from a Reves 2 cylinder compound.

1942 with cart and horses.
1942 with cart and horses.

Woods workers loading logs on a rubber-tired wagon for hauling to small portable sawmill. The logs are skidded to this point by team. The loaded wagon is hauled by a small tractor which is also used in loading.

1942 Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas
1942 Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas

Unloading cut timber at sawmill. Logs are hardwood oak, birch, gum, cypress and hard pine.

1940 portable saw mill set up in the woods.
1940 portable saw mill set up in the woods.

1940 portable saw mill set up in the woods.

1940 Bailey Lumber Co., Virginia, Minnesota.
1940 Bailey Lumber Co., Virginia, Minnesota.

Red pine logs going up the jack ladder to the head saw at the sawmill of the Bailey Lumber Co., Virginia, Minn. Charles Harrington, mill pond worker is shown guiding logs to the jack ladder.

1938 Griffin Stave C. near Bradley CCC camp, Missouri.
1938 Griffin Stave C. near Bradley CCC camp, Missouri.

1938 An efficient Ozark Sawmill in operation. Griffin Stave C. near Bradley CCC camp, Missouri.

1912 Loading piles cut from norway pine, Minnesota.
1912 Loading piles cut from norway pine, Minnesota.

1912 Loading piles cut from norway pine, Minnesota.

1900 A sawmill in the interior of Australia.
1900 A sawmill in the interior of Australia.

‘Rural Life’ Pictures from The Powerhouse Museum.

1880 Emery Lumber Co. sawmill.
1880 Emery Lumber Co. sawmill.

1880 Emery Lumber Co. sawmill.

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

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