1940-1948 Train pulling a load of logs over a trestle bridge.
Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – bridges.

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

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1900s Redwood logs enroute to the log yard.
1900s Redwood logs enroute to the log yard.

1922 logging camp.
1922 logging camp.

1924 Brooks Scanlon O'Brien Company Limited Shay-type locomotive with load of logs on a spur line.
1924 Brooks Scanlon O’Brien Company Limited Shay-type locomotive with load of logs on a spur line.

1926 Chevrolet jigger, New Zealand
1926 Chevrolet jigger, New Zealand

1932 Green Point Logging Co. Ltd.
1932 Green Point Logging Co. Ltd.

1932 Green Point Logging Co. Ltd.
1932 Green Point Logging Co. Ltd.

1937 Kenworth Logging truck crossing bridge.
1937 Kenworth Logging truck crossing bridge.

The Kenworth Motor Truck Company earned its reputation building heavy-duty trucks for the logging industry. This photo shows a Kenworth logging truck hauling three large logs across a temporary bridge.


1940-1948 Train pulling a load of logs over a trestle bridge.
1940-1948 Train pulling a load of logs over a trestle bridge.

A train hauls timber camp buildings across a trestle in the woods on the way to the next harvesting site.
A train hauls timber camp buildings across a trestle in the woods on the way to the next harvesting site.

Portland Lumber Co., Locomotive no. 9. on wooden trestle.
Portland Lumber Co., Locomotive no. 9. on wooden trestle.

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

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