1900 Cross-hauling.
Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – log yards

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

Click on the images to view larger pictures.

1895 Puget Mill Company docks.
1895 Puget Mill Company docks.

Sailing vessels near log pond at the Puget Mill Company docks, Port Gamble, Washington, December 19, 1895.


1891 Port Blakely lumber mill
1891 Port Blakely lumber mill

1891 Seattle Terminal and Railway Elevator Co., West Seattle.
1891 Seattle Terminal and Railway Elevator Co., West Seattle.

1890 Ships moored at Port Blakely, Washington.
1890 Ships moored at Port Blakely, Washington.

1892 Port Madison lumber mill
1892 Port Madison lumber mill

1882 Puget Mill Co. sawmill and log pond. Port Ludlow, WA.
1882 Puget Mill Co. sawmill and log pond. Port Ludlow, WA.

1889 Tacoma Mill Co.
1889 Tacoma Mill Co. Lumber manufacturers, Washington.

1900 End of log chute at Lyonsville.
1900 End of log chute at Lyonsville.

Photograph shows the end of a log chute at Lyonsville, California. A part of the Sierra Lumber Company. Lyonsville, Tehama 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://cdlib.org


1900 Cross-hauling.
1900 Cross-hauling.

Photograph shows men loading logs onto a truck with horses, a process know as cross-hauling.

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://cdlib.org


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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.