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Portrait of men and crane lifting train.
The wood of blight killed chestnut if used within five years is suitable for ties or lumber.  Narrow and standard guage railroads constitute the farmers market for his tie timber.
Collapsed bridge and wreck of train box cars.
Heavily logged area near train tracks.
Men working on wrecked train.
People standing by the remains of the Cherry River Boom and Lumber Co.
Remains of the Cherry River Boom and Lumber Company.
Remains of the Cherry & Lumber Company.
Group portrait of men sitting on a wooden bench.<br />
Bergoo, West Virginia; Lumber company building beside train tracks.<br /><br />
Logs and lumber piles seen from a distance.
Portrait of crew with surveying equipment.
A Pardee and Curtin Company operation.
Smoke emanating from burning mill at night.
Log Train passing along hillside.
Pardee and Curtain Lumber operation. This tree, possibly a redwood, was used to build the Titanic. More info from Comstock's "Of Times Past", 1949.  Cut from Cuppernick ? Bend near Curtin, Nicholas County.
Possibly a redwood tree used in building the "Titanic". Harvested by the Pardee and Curtin Lumber Co.The man on the left is John Harvey Reid.
Group of men pose at their camp site. None are identified.
Group portrait of loggers with their tools.
Men generally did not live in towns when they worked timber.  Instead, they came in from outlying areas, lived in groups in barracks, and went home over the weekends.  Here they lived in arks on the river.
Group portrait of lumber workers in front of building.
Two men using lumber machinery next to a timbered hillside.  Pendleton Co.
Log train passing logging camp. Note Log Dump in Foreground, Mower Lumber Co.
Crane loading logs onto train.
Greenbrier River, Near Ronceverte, St. Lawrence Boom and Manufacturing Company, Greenbrier County.

177. Log Boom

Same chamber is used when wood is treated with osmosalts.
Plant also planes, bores, squares ends of big timbers.
The light machinery used in milling allows the mobile portable mill to penetrate the heart of the stand.
The portable mill cuts lumber and ties and does custom sawing for farmers.
Train engine on tracks in forest.
Men working with mill equipment.  L to R  1. Setter, William Simmons (sawed the last log at Cass July 1, 1960)  2. Oliver Tyson  3. unknown.
Log train passing log pond.
Men direct floating logs on the pond as a log train passes.
Train engine and crane working in log yard.
Man walking on a dirt road bordered by tree stumps.
Log skidder and log piles.