Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – axe men

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is an assortment of photos in the logging and lumber industry of axe men, most from days gone by.

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Chainsawyer after felling a large cedar tree.
Chainsawyer after felling a large cedar tree.

Early woodsmen hinge cutting a tree.
Early woodsmen hinge cutting a tree.

Falling redwoods, Humboldt County, CA
Falling redwoods, Humboldt County, CA.

Felling a gum tree, Kerry, Sydney, Australia
Felling a gum tree, Kerry, Sydney, Australia

Felling timber for Bridal Veil Lumbering & Co., Bridal Veil, Oregon
Felling timber for Bridal Veil Lumbering & Co., Bridal Veil, Oregon.

Giant spruce tree near Seaside, Oregon.
Giant spruce tree near Seaside, Oregon.

Runners for steam donkey platform.
Runners for steam donkey platform.

Seven woodsmen with a large tree.
Eight woodsmen with a large tree.

Hinge cutting a big tree in steep terrain, eight woodsmen pose for a photo.


Two woodsmen pause while making a hinge cut.
Two woodsmen pause while making a hinge cut.

Two woodsmen stop for a photo while making a hinge cut.
Two woodsmen stop for a photo while making a hinge cut.

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

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