Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about saw pits, the ancient art of sawing logs into dimensional lumber.
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Cutting planks from a timber, one man on top, 3 down below on a saw pit.
Record Group 95-GP
Records of The Forest Service
General Subject File
Filipino saw-mill of a primitive sort, Cebu, P.I.
This post card pictures an organized group of sawyers cutting lumber using frame pit saws.