Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – Advertisements

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging are about advertisements from the different companies that played a role in forestry and manufacturing of lumber.

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Gilmour Lumber Co. advertisement
Gilmour Lumber Co. advertisement

Forestry Corps, Evening Telegram Apr 7, 1917, Newfoundland.
Forestry Corps, Evening Telegram Apr 7, 1917, Newfoundland.

Advertisement, St. John's, Newfoundland, The Daily Star Newspaper.
Advertisement, St. John’s, Newfoundland, The Daily Star Newspaper.

Joseph Smith & Sons, Foreign and English Timber Merchants.
Joseph Smith & Sons, Foreign and English Timber Merchants.

1947 The ad says it all.
1947 The ad says it all. Establishes the ’47 as the beginning of the “Western” LT.

Ad: One Man Power Saw
Ad: One Man Power Saw

E.B. Eddy's Lumbering and Manufacturing
E.B. Eddy’s Lumbering and Manufacturing, Hull, P.Q. (Québec, Canada) (small ad, enlarged as best I could)

Shurly & Dietrich, Galt, Ontario
Shurly & Dietrich, Galt, Ontario

The Racer – Thin Back Gives & Dietrich Combined Patent Oct 30 1876 Mar 10 1877 Shurly & Dietrich Galt ON Razor Steel $100 For One Cut, $500 Days Work, $1000 weeks – This Challenge Open To The World.


1908 The E.R. Burns Saw Co. Chisel Tooth Saw, Toronto.
1908 The E.R. Burns Saw Co. Chisel Tooth Saw, Toronto.

1908 WF Hunting Lumber Co Ltd
1908 WF Hunting Lumber Co Ltd

We manufacture rough and dressed lumber, lath and shingles. Daily capacity = 100,000 ft lumber 300,000 shingles – W.F. Hunting Lumber Co. Ltd., Vancouver, B.C. – Write us direct for Shingles, We are still selling direct to the trade.


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

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