Republic of Central Africa, felling a Sipo tree.
Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – Chainsaws

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage photos features chainsaws and the role they have played in the logging industry.

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Chainsawyer felling a tree up on planks.
Chain sawyer felling a tree up on planks.


Splitting logs.
Splitting logs.


Cutting out a big log.
Cutting out a big log.


2017 Cameroon has been the leading provider of sawn timber to the UK between January and August 2017.
2017 Cameroon has been the leading provider of sawn timber to the UK between January and August 2017.


Trimming off branches with a chainsaw, Pacific Northwest.
Trimming off branches with a chainsaw, Pacific Northwest.


Powered off a tractor's engine, two man electric chain saws.
Powered off a tractor’s engine, two man electric chain saws.


Woodsman felling big logs.
Woodsman felling big logs.


Men demonstrating a 2 man chain saw.
Men demonstrating a 2 man chain saw.


2 man chainsaw splitting a larger log.
2 man chainsaw splitting a larger log.


Republic of Central Africa, felling a Sipo tree.
Republic of Central Africa, felling a Sipo tree.


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

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