Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about flumes (sluiceways) that were used to transport logs and lumber across uneven terrain.
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Working irrigation flume under repair in the East Kootenay, British Columbia Canada. May or may not have been used for transporting lumber, but I thought it worthy of showing here.
Five mile flume along Rochat Creek Benewah County, Idaho.
When the river was too rapid vee flumes were used instead.
Read more at https://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/tongue-river-tie-flume