1910 Logging near Clio, CA, US
Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – cattle

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about the cattle that were raised for work and for food.

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1907 Ox team hauling logs in Grizzy Bluff, Humboldt Co.
1907 Ox team hauling logs in Grizzy Bluff, Humboldt Co.

View of ox team hauling large logs up a skid road in Grizzy Bluff, Humboldt County. Loggers are seen on either side of the skid road.
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/


1910 McMartin's Camp
1910 McMartin’s Camp

Conveying dinner to loggers camp near Hazel, Washington. Sometime in the 1910s, the firm of Allen & Perkins made this photographic postcard showing an oxcart and two men carrying food to loggers at work in the woods. The photo was taken at McMartin’s Camp, near Hazel, Washington, a logging and sawmill town east of Arlington.


1930 Freighting logs with oxen.
1930 Freighting logs with oxen.

Chopping and hauling wood At Alert Bay.


1909 Jul 07 The Keith Mill.
1909 Jul 07 The Keith Mill.

Photograph of Keith Mill with a 10 bull team pulling a log. Butte County, CA.

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/


1910 Logging near Clio, CA, US
1910 Logging near Clio, CA, US

Photograph shows a logging team of horses and oxen pulling a load of logs near Clio, Plumas County. The logging ‘donkey’ on the right was known as a Seattle from the makers name. 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/


1900 Lumpkin Mills.
1900 Lumpkin Mills.

Steam traction engine Lumpkin Mills- Butte County 1889.

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/


1900s Long Sawmill at Dungeness
1900s Long Sawmill at Dungeness.

Men standing outside on the log deck, stop long enough for a photo.


Timbermen with ox tea
Timbermen with ox team.

Men use oxen to transport timber in the Pacific Northwest.
Men use oxen to transport timber in the Pacific Northwest.

Kerry Logging Company workers with oxen pulling logs.
Kerry Logging Company workers with oxen pulling logs.

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

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