Logging - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos from the Pacific Northwest

 

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  1. Logging - 1913 Holt Track-type Tractor Hauling Logs

    1913 Holt Track-type Tractor Hauling Logs - 1914

    This U. S.Reclamation Service tractor was used to haul logs to the lake at Kachess Dam, in Kittitas County, Washington. Learn More
  2. 3 1/2 ton Kelly-Springfield Truck Hauling a Steam Donkey

    3 1/2 ton Kelly-Springfield Truck Hauling a Steam Donkey - c. 1917

    While steam donkeys for logging were equipped with skids to allow them to be moved about in the woods, sometimes it was necessary to move them longer distances to new camps. Learn More
  3. Logging - A Small Steam Donkey Near Sandy - Douglass

    A Small Steam Donkey Near Sandy - c. 1910

    Two loggers take it easy while reclining on the cable spools of a steam donkey in this postcard view of logging in the Sandy area. Learn More
  4. Logging - Bucker Ready to Crosscut a Ten-foot Diameter Fir - Kinsey

    Bucker Ready to Crosscut a Ten-foot Diameter Fir - 1915

    A logger hard at work bucking a huge ten foot fir stands on a smaller six-foot fir, which the caption on the original photo tells us was "a half-buried windfall which had been down more than a hundred years". Learn More
  5. Crew with Early GMC 3 1/2 Ton Logging Truck - Webster and Stevens

    Crew with Early GMC 3 1/2 Ton Logging Truck - 1917

    This 1917 photo shows a crew and their early GMC logging truck - one of the first GMC models to feature worm-drive (with a drive shaft) instead of chain drive. Learn More
  6. In the Ponderosa Near Klamath Falls

    In the Ponderosa Near Klamath Falls - c. 1910

    The original for this detailed image of a stand of Ponderosa was a large print that hung for many years in the Weyerhaeuser offices in Klamath Falls. Learn More
  7. Loading Shingle Bolts on an Early Logging Truck - Helin

    Loading Shingle Bolts on an Early Logging Truck - c. 1918

    A 1918 license plate dates this photo of three men transferring shingle bolts from a skid to an early truck, somewhere in Washington state. Learn More
  8. Logging Crew & Steam Donkey near Sandy - Douglass

    Logging Crew & Steam Donkey near Sandy - c. 1910

    The crew relaxes for their photo for a postcard by H. M. Douglass, part of a set of three logging scenes from the Sandy, Oregon area. Learn More
  9. Overview of a Small Saw Mill near Sandy - Douglass

    Overview of a Small Saw Mill near Sandy - c. 1910

    The original caption for this photo called it a "Typical Sandy Saw Mill", and it's likely there were a number of small, homestead-based mills like it in the Sandy area. Learn More
  10. Rolling a Large Log onto a GMC Logging Truck - Webster and Stevens

    Rolling a Large Log onto a GMC Logging Truck - 1919

    Another photo in this series shows the crew loading smaller logs using a hoist, but apparently this log is too heavy for that process. Learn More
  11. Sledding Shake Bolts with an Ox Team - Darius Kinsey

    Sledding Shake Bolts with an Ox Team - c. 1910

    First displaced by draft horses, then later by steam donkeys, oxen were still used in Northwest forests in 1910. Learn More
  12. Soldiers in Hoquiam Logging Camp - Bain News Service

    Soldiers in Hoquiam Logging Camp - 1918

    Starting in 1917 the Army sent 10,000 soldiers to Oregon and Washington logging camps to cut timber as part of an effort to harvest 10 million board-feet of spruce a month for aircraft construction. Learn More

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