1900 Lumpkin Saw Mill workers.
Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – Big Logs

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage logging shows some of the big logs that fell come from the stumps.

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1900 Wheeler and Dusenbury.
1900 Wheeler and Dusenbury.

Four men rolling logs. Endeavor, Pennsylvania. Wheeler and Dusenbury Forest County, PA.
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: cdlib.org


1900s, a surveyor with a fossilized log.
1900s, a surveyor with a fossilized log.

1900 Edward J. Mace sawmill
1900 Edward J. Mace sawmill

Big logs at the mill on Vashon Island, WA.


1900 Logging at the Wetzel Mill.
1900 Logging at the Wetzel Mill.

View of loggers performing logging with horses and logging machinery at the Wetzel Mill in Siskiyou 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: cdlib.org


1900 Loggers.
1900 Loggers.

View of 3 loggers standing on a large tree they likely just cut down.
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: cdlib.org


1900 Feather River Logging Company.
1900 Feather River Logging Company.

Photograph shows horse truck logging of the Feather River Logging Company, Plumas 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: cdlib.org


1950, Bert Cole, Forks, Winfield Creek
1950, Bert Cole, Forks, Winfield Creek

1900s Row of workers standing on a BC toothpick, 36x36 inches x 60 ft long at Hastings Sawmill.
1900s Row of workers standing on a BC toothpick, 36×36 inches x 60 ft long at Hastings Sawmill.

1900 Taylorsville Grist Mill.
1900 Taylorsville Grist Mill.

1900 Lumpkin Saw Mill.
1900 Lumpkin Saw Mill.

View of a group of lumbermen standing on a stack of big logs at a sawmill in Lumpkin, Butte County, California.
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: cdlib.org


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