Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about the shingles, makers and the companies that made them.
Two horse team hauling shingle bolts for Wait Shingle Mill, 1890; horses facing toward right; three unidentified men sitting on shingle bolts stacked on sled in center, one unidentified man standing beside sled.
Men posing outside, near Freshwater Bay in Clallam County.
Shows shingle packing area.
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: http://www.cdlib.org/
Pictured here is H.M. Laing making shakes with a froe.
Inventor claims an improvement to the mechanism for alternatively advancing the first end of the block, then the other, for the purpose of producing shingles.
Carbon River Shingle Company mill workers and children.