Lumber Industry of the Pacific Northwest: Reforestation - Timber - Logging - Manufacture, 1918-1926  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Photographer
Cress, John D., 1864-1940
Title
Lumber Industry of the Pacific Northwest: Reforestation - Timber - Logging - Manufacture
Dates
1918-1926 (inclusive)
Quantity
21 photographic prints
Collection Number
PH0213
Summary
Photographs of the logging industry in Washington State from forest to finished boards for shipment.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

John D. Cress, "the Forest Fotographer," was a Seattle photographer located at 1330 7th, who specialized in photographing the lumber industry.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The album begins with an examination of old growth timber in the northwest and then depicts the various activities of felling trees, transporting them, and milling them, ending with a load of timber ready for shipment.

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Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
1 Album cover: The Lumber Industry of the Pacific Northwest: Reforestation - Timber - Logging - Manufacture
2 Timber resources of the Pacific Northwest ---present and future 1926
3 Panoramas of a stand of old growth Douglas fir and hemlock timber in Jefferson County, Washington
4  Douglas fir
5   Western red cedar
6  Western hemlock
7  Sitka spruce
8 Falling and bucking
9 Sky line logging and by slide to dam, with log camp of portable houses, Hood Canal, Washington
10 Topping a spar tree and high lead logging
11 Setting chokers 1924
12 Loading logs with swinging boom and log train, Pacific Spruce Company, Lincoln County, Oregon
13 Splash of big logs as they are unloaded at log dump train, Pacific Spruce Company, Lincoln County, Oregon / Log pond, Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. Mill, Everett, Washington
14  Filing rooms, with single and double-cutting band saws
15 Band saw and edger
16 Center of saw mill and the trimmer 1918
17 Gang saws and resaws 1918
18 Grading and sorting sheds, Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. Mill, Everett, Washington
19 Stacker, dry kilns, cooling shed, and unstacker 1918, 1922
20 Interior of planing mill, edge-grain stepping and wide slash-grain fir finish
21 Lumber carriers and cranes
22 A cargo mill and some large Douglas fir timbers, Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. Mill, Everett, Washington

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Log transportation--Washington (State)--Photographs
  • Logging--Equipment and supplies--Photographs
  • Logging--Washington (State)--Photographs
  • Lumber trade--Washington (State)--Photographs
  • Sawmills--Washington (State)--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Cress, John D., 1864-1940

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)