1945 Pacific Mills' donkey engine on the Queen Charlotte Islands. (close up)
Vintage Logging

Vintage logging – Logging

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging, forestry and saw milling photos. This week’s review of vintage photos takes a look at logging scenes in general.

Be sure to click on each picture to see the larger images.

1906 La Moine Lumber and Trading Co.
1906 La Moine Lumber and Trading Co.

Chuting logs to mill at Slate Creek, CA. Shows chute crossing ravinel, small crib built of logs in foreground – loggers and logs. La Moine Lumber and Trading Company was first organized in 1900 by Clifford Coggins; located in La Moine, Shasta County.
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


An elephant skidding logs.
An elephant skidding logs.

Log load No. 26.
Log load No. 26.

Log load No. 21.
Log load No. 21.

Dot Logging Co. at Knight Inlet
Dot Logging Co. at Knight Inlet

A chart of Logger's Tools.
A chart of Logger’s Tools.

1945 Man looking at an electric tree faller in the Queen Charlotte Islands
1945 Man looking at an electric tree faller in the Queen Charlotte Islands

1945 Man looking at power saw connections in the Queen Charlotte Islands.
1945 Man looking at power saw connections in the Queen Charlotte Islands.

1939 Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 4, The railroad crew at Trout Lake, BC.
1939 Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 4, The railroad crew at Trout Lake, BC.

1945 Pacific Mills' donkey engine on the Queen Charlotte Islands.
1945 Pacific Mills’ donkey engine on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

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

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