From an interior point on the Columbia River, Oregon.
Pine logs in rafts 800 feet long and 52 feet wide are towed 1000 miles via the Pacific Ocean to San Diego, California where they are transformed into lumber.
The Forgotten Lumberjills of WWII. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps, aka the Lumberjills, stepped into unconventional britches in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.
Logging. huge trees such as these were common in what became southeastern kentucky, southwestern virginia, and west viriginia. these trees had grown here for hundreds of years before the lumber barons of the late 1800s came and cut them all down.