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History of Logging

Logging has been linked with the folksy figure of Paul Bunyan, the mythical woodsman who carried an axe and was accompanied by his blue ox Babe. In reality, logging is a big, complex industry. The World Bank estimates that forest products are a $270-billion-a-year business and the worldwide appetite for everything from paper to building.

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Historic Logging Photographs Gallery

The logging industry has played an important role in Alabama's economy for decades. European settlers were greeted with centuries-old forests that they initially cleared for farming and later harvested for commercial export. Once a laborious and dangerous process requiring skilled personnel and extensive animal power, logging gradually has been transformed into a mechanized industry that today.

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The History of Wireline Logging in a Nutshell

Wireline logging refers to the practice within the oil and gas industry of lowering a logging device attached to a wireline into a borehole or oil well to measure the properties of the rock and fluids of the formation. The measurements obtained are then interpreted and used to determine the depths and zones where oil and gas can be expected to be found.

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White Pine History: Logging in Michigan

This video, produced in , contains information on Michigan's logging era, with an emphasis on Clare County during the last quarter of the 19th century. T.

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Rygaard Logging

Rygaard Logging stars in The HISTORY Channel's series Ax Men. Find out more about Rygaard Logging and the rest of the cast on The HISTORY Channel.

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History of Clogging

A Brief History of Clog Dancing. by Jeff Driggs, Editor of the Double Toe Times Clogging Magazine . Clogging is a truly American dance form that began in the Appalachian Mountains and now enjoys widespread popularity throughout the United States and around the world.

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Alaska Logging Pictures and History

Above: A sled yarder with 'Double A-Frame' log dump at a 'Silver Bay Logging' camp location in Southeast Alaska- Courtesy of Dick Buhler. Alaska Logging: A History in Pictures Simply 'Click' the Title to see each Photo Gallery.

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Game of Logging History

Game of Logging History. An Effective Teaching System: Game of Logging is a world-recognized training curriculum that teaches chain saw skills. Developed in the s by Soren Eriksson, a Swedish logger turned training instructor, the Game of Logging combines Scandinavian logging techniques with the latest systems for working safely around trees.

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10 Historical Photos Show The History Of The Logging

These 10 Rare Photos Show Wisconsin's Logging History Like Never Before At the turn of the 20th century, logging and forest products were Wisconsin's number one industry. First using the rivers and then extending the railroads, logging in Northern Wisconsin employed tens of thousands of men, created jobs and was the forerunner to the paper.

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logging

Logging, process of harvesting trees, sawing them into appropriate lengths (bucking), and transporting them (skidding) to a sawmill. The different phases of this process vary with local conditions and technology. Learn more about logging, including its history.

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Logging on the Tongass National Forest

Logging in the Tongass has been characterized throughout its history by "high grading", or preferentially cutting the most valuable timber stands. Preferred trees for logging are cedar species and all very large trees. Stands of other timber that would be marketable in other regions of the country are not economically viable to harvest in.

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Tongass Timber: A History of Logging and Timber

By the late 19th century, the forests of Southeast Alaska were being eyed for economic development and commercial interests had begun harvesting the high-quality Sitka spruce and other species in Alaska's panhandle. The arrival of high-intensity logging ….

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History of Log Rolling

History of Log Rolling. Log rolling, as a sport, began in the late 's during the great logging era. America was growing and lumber was needed to build the cities. Timber grew in remote areas with few roads but the immense river system in America provided ….

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BC Logging History

Early Terrace BC Logging Scene, loading an old logging truck with a team of horses. Stump in front of truck at least 4ft across Postcard above, courtesy Grant Walker, CA . Photographer of most of the Photos, in the Vancouver Island Section from Grant's Father, ….

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Logging Impacts

Logging old forests also contributes to global warming through removing significant sources of sequestered carbon. After logging, the local microclimate is also altered, resulting in hotter and drier conditions which contribute to increased fire hazard. These and other types of feedback loops can hasten rapid climate change.

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Logging History: Lumber Scaling Rules and Tools

 · William Fox's short "History of the Lumber Industry of New York State" in the Sixth Annual Report of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission () includes a photograph (shown here) of a crew scaling and marking logs at a skid way.. Scaling is the term used for the measurement of logs to determine their usable wood content. When developing tables for log measurements, certain ….

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A History of Forestry in the Ozarks

Farm and Forest History of Forestry. A History of Forestry in the Ozarks . Missouri's forests are one of the state's most important assets. Ranked seventh in the 20 forested states of the Northeastern U. S., nearly one-third of the state is forest covered, much of it in the southern Missouri Ozarks.

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Solomon Islands forestry: A brief background

The beginning of this period coincided with an event that marked an important turning point in the history and development of the logging industry in Solomon Islands: in , Levers Pacific Timbers' logging camp and equipment at Enoghae on New Georgia in the Western Province were destroyed by landowners opposed to the company's operations.

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Logging

Smaller logs are brought back to a logging camp by a team of six mules, pulling them along a skid-road of logs placed across the path. It appears that this logging camp also was home to a small sawmill, as stacked lumber can be seen behind the team. Learn More. Bucker Ready to Crosscut a Ten-foot Diameter Fir

 · The history of logging equipment dates to the pick and ax, but mechanized logging equipment did not emerge until the late 19th century with the invention of the steam donkey winch, band saws and, later, trucks powered by gasoline-powered engines. Operating early equipment was dirty, dangerous work. Modern equipment.

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Logging Industry

By , the year Minnesota Territory was created, logging was in full swing, especially in the pine-rich lands along the St. Croix and Rum Rivers. Eventually, logging moved inland and temporary logging camps were erected each winter in a new location ….

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270 Old Time Logging ideas

Mar 1, - Explore Laurie Terrell's board "Old Time Logging", followed by 304 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about logging industry, old photos, big tree.

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