1900's Real Photo Post Card - Oregon Loggers Unknown family photo
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1900's Real Photo Post Card - Oregon Loggers

Early 1900's, rare DOPS Real Photo postcard showing Oregon lumberjacks breaking a pose for traveling photographer. Interesting handwritten message on back reads; "The method of falling large timber on the Pacific Coast. Starting the undercut to throw the tree. A flat form is built around all large trees, the tree is notched to throw it a general direction, then sawed down." ... show more

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Such an amazing photo. The lumberjack inside the tree had nerves of steel!
Aug 27, 2013 1:29 pm reply
Photo taken at Oregon Territory OR