Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about clear cutting. Although the practise is nowhere near the scale it used to be, people still argue over how much should be cut down in an area.
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After logging, Vance’s,Mad River, CA. Note the man in the photo, left of center.
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: cdlib.org
1940 A man sits on a log viewing the clear cut, Youbou, B.C.
Logging camp of Elk River Timber Co. adjacent to clear cut land.
Used in conjunction of a steam donkey, cables and pulleys to drag logs to the location.