A Sample of B.C. Fir - Diameter 9'8" near Vancouver, B.C.
Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – horses

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about horses and how they played a roll in the logging industry. That is, until railroads and machines took over.

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Horse hauling logs at a competition.
Horse hauling logs at a competition.

1912 Loading logs onto tractor.
1912 Loading logs onto tractor.

Note the horse in the background looking at the logs being loaded. I wonder what it was thinking?


Horse drawing wagon.
Horse drawing wagon through old western town.

Corvallis And Eastern Railroad logging car.
Corvallis And Eastern Railroad logging car.

1913-1919 McCloud River Lumber Co.
1913-1919 McCloud River Lumber Co.

1906 Logging snags (burnt timber) after a forest fire.
1906 Logging snags (burnt timber) after a forest fire.

1895 Logging west of MacDonald Street, Vancouver, BC
1895 Logging west of MacDonald Street on Point Grey Road, Vancouver, BC.

1905 A four-horse team dragging logs.
1905 A four-horse team dragging logs.

1888 Moodyville Milling Company loading dock with two ships at bay.
1888 Moodyville Milling Company loading dock with two ships at bay.

Fir - Diameter 9'8" near Vancouver, B.C.
Fir – Diameter 9’8″ near Vancouver, B.C.

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

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