close up 1890 Lumber ships loading at Hastings Sawmill.
Vintage Logging

Vintage Logging -Ships

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about the sailing ship usd in the lumber and logging industry.

1880 Panoramic view of waterfront, Seattle, Washington
1880 Panoramic view of waterfront, Seattle, Washington
One of the wharves in the great snow of January 1880.
One of the wharves in the great snow of January 1880.
1882 Hall Brothers Shipyard.
Hall Brothers Shipyard showing sawmill in foreground, Port Blakely.
Sailing ships loading lumber.
Sailing ships loading lumber.
1887 Hastings Sawmill wharf.
1887 Hastings Sawmill wharf.
1887 Port Blakely lumber mill
1887 Port Blakely lumber mill
1887 Puget Sound lumber mill
1887 Puget Sound lumber mill
1890 Brunette Mills on the Fraser River, BC.
1890 Brunette Mills on the Fraser River, BC.
1890 Lumber ships loading at Hastings Sawmill.
1890 Lumber ships loading at Hastings Sawmill.
1892-1906 Crew of COUNTY OF LINLITHGOW
1892-1906 Crew of COUNTY OF LINLITHGOW

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

One Comment

  • Cliff

    Thanks for all these great pics. The history of the lumber industry was and still is, one of the building of America . Having spent my life in the industry and I would only change one thing, do more of it.

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