Guide to The Timberman Magazine Photographs Collection
1865-1964

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Overview of the Collection

Title: The Timberman magazine photographs collection
Dates: 1865-1964 ( inclusive )
1919-1964 ( bulk )
Quantity: 16.85 cubic feet (17,487 photographic prints and 141 safety film negatives in 46 documents boxes and 1 oversize box)
Collection Number: Org. Lot 351
Summary: Photographs and negatives taken for and collected by The Timberman magazine of Oregon, depicting logging and activities of the lumber industry in the Pacific Northwest from 1865-1964, with the bulk of the photographs dating from 1919-1964.
Repository: Oregon Historical Society
Research Library

1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205
Phone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
E-mail: libreference@ohs.org

Languages: Captions on materials in the collection are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

George M. Cornwall (1867-1950) of Portland, Or. began publishing The Timberman in 1899 as a "journal devoted to the lumber interests of Oregon." Under the original title of The Columbia River and Oregon Timberman, Cornwall produced a well-illustrated monthly magazine covering all aspects of the timber industry, including logging operations, forestry practices, transportation, lumber operation, and wood product manufacture. The magazine's name was shortened to The Timberman in 1904 January, and the geographical focus was expanded to encompass the entire Pacific Northwest.

Upon Cornwall's death in 1950, his son, George F. Cornwall, and Edgar P. Hoener, long-time staff member of The Timberman, became co-publishers. In 1955, Miller Freeman Publications acquired a forty-five percent interest in the magazine. The Timberman remained unchanged in scope and content, however, until 1957, when Miller Freeman purchased the remaining shared and directed that the magazine specialize in woods management, logging, forestry, and transportation. Other lumber industry topics previously covered by The Timberman became the exclusive subjects of another Miller Freeman publication, The Lumberman. In 1962, The Timberman was combined with The Lumberman and Woods Industries to form a new magazine, Forest Industries.

Content Description

This collection contains photographs from the files of The Timberman magazine that reflect the magazine's editorial content and advertising from its founding until the 1960s. The photographs were either collected by or taken for the magazine and date from 1865-1964, with the bulk of the images having been taken after 1919. Subjects depicted include logging, lumber mills, lumber transportation, various wood products and manufacturing, forest fires and timber management, and timber industry executives, primarily in the Pacific Northwest, as well as views of the lumber industry outside the United States and landscape and town views of various places in the Northwest. These photographs include images that were submitted to the magazine but not published, as well as those that actually appeared in print. Most are the work of commercial photographers, but there are also snapshots, presumably taken on the job by lumber company employees and owners, included in the collection.

The majority of the photographs are identified by lumber company name and by the date of publication. Names of lumber companies are either spelled out or indicated by alpha-numerical codes on the images. Dates of publication on each photograph are shown by "TT," followed by the month and year.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

The collection is open to the public.

Restrictions on Use :  

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library before any reproduction use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.

Preferred Citation :  

The Timberman magazine photographs collection, Org. Lot 351, Oregon Historical Society Research Library

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

The collection is arranged into the following series and subseries. The subject headings used here were developed by The Timberman's publication staff.

  • Series A: Logging, 1865-1962
    • Subseries 1: Standing timber, 1919-1962
    • Subseries 2: Timber felling and bucking, 1905-1959
    • Subseries 3: Skidding, 1901-1960
    • Subseries 4: Ground-lead/high-lead yarding, 1920-1959
    • Subseries 5: Yarding equipment, circa 1890-1955
    • Subseries 6: Cold decks, 1930-1951
    • Subseries 7: Loading, 1919-1960
    • Subseries 8: Log dumps, 1918-1953
    • Subseries 9: Booms and booming grounds, 1919-1953
    • Subseries 10: Transportation, 1865-1957
    • Subseries 11: Logging camps, 1919-1957
    • Subseries 12: Miscellaneous, 1924-1954
  • Series B: Lumber mills, 1880-1961
    • Subseries 1: General views, 1880-1961
    • Subseries 2: Lumber production, 1919-1957
    • Subseries 3: Transporting finished lumber within the mill, 1898-1954
    • Subseries 4: Miscellaneous, 1918-1956
  • Series C: Lumber transportation, 1904-1956
  • Series D: Plywood and veneer manufacturing, 1904-1962
    • Subseries 1: General views of plants, 1904-1952
    • Subseries 2: Plywood production, 1921-1962
    • Subseries 3: Miscellaneous, 1926-1951
  • Series E: Plywood uses, 1920-1964
    • Subseries 1: Buildings and bridges, 1929-1964
    • Sunseries 2: Other uses, 1920-1954
  • Series F: Wood products and construction, 1919-1960
    • Subseries 1: Construction uses, 1921-1951
    • Subseries 2: Wood products, 1919-1960
  • Series G: Pulp and paper industry, 1921-1950
  • Series H: Waste wood utilization, 1920-1957
  • Series I: Wood preservation, 1920-1958
  • Series J: Forest fires and timber management, 1909-1960
  • Series K: Foreign lumber industry, circa 1910-1950
  • Series L: Portraits, circa 1910-1960
    • Subseries 1: Solo portraits, circa 1910-1960
    • Subseries 2: Group portraits, circa 1910-1960
  • Series M: Miscellaneous timber industry, 1879-1964
  • Series N: Scenic views and townscapes, 1909-1953
    • Subseries 1: United States. 1909-1948
    • Subseries 2: Foreign, 1918-1953
  • Series O: Miscellaneous, 1883-1959
  • Series P: Photograph captions, 1939-1940

Acquisition Information :  

Photo accession no. 97D002


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series A:  Logging, 1865-1962
Approximately 4,750 images.

This series contains photographs of various activities involved in the practice of logging. It is divided into twelve subseries, in order of activity performed: 1) Standing timber; 2) Timber felling and bucking; 3) Skidding; 4) Ground-lead/high-lead yarding; 5) Yarding equipment; 6) Cold decks; 7) Loading; 8) Log dumps; 9) Booms and booming grounds; 10) Transportation; 11) Logging camps; 12) Miscellaneous.

Container(s)
Description
Subseries 1: Standing timber, 1919-1962
Arranged alphabetically by tree name.
Box/Folder
1/1 Cedar, 1940-1940; , undated
1/2 Douglas fir, 1929-1957; , undated
Box/Folder
1/3 46/1 Hardwoods, 1909-1950; , undated
1/4 Palm, 1942; , undated
1/5-1/7 Pine, 1921-1953; , undated
1/7 Redwood, 1940-1950; , undated
1/8 Spruce, hemlock, and noble fir, 1937-1957; , undated
1/9 Miscellaneous identified, 1944; , undated
1/10-1/13 46/2 Miscellaneous unidentified, 1919-1962; , undated
1/14 Foreign, 1927-1946; , undated
Subseries 2: Timber felling and bucking, 1905-1959
Arranged in the order in which activities were performed.
Box/Folder
1/15-1/16 Timber felling using axes, 1924-1941; , undated
1/17-1/20 Timber felling using chain saws, 1905-1959; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. nos. LOT 351-34 through LOT 351-44)
2/1 Timber felling using cross-cut saws, 1929-1946; , undated
2/2 Timber felling using drag saws, 1919-1950; , undated
2/3 Timber felling using wedges, 1943-1950; , undated
2/4-2/5 Miscellaneous timber felling, 1920-1959; , undated
2/6 Felled cedar, 1927; , undated
2/7 Felled Douglas fir, 1920-1946; , undated
2/8 Felled pine, 1921-1939; , undated
2/9 Felled redwood, 1943-1951; , undated
2/10 Felled spruce, hemlock, and noble fir, 1942-1943; , undated
2/11 Unidentified and miscellaneous felled timber and logs, 1930-1947; , undated
See also 31/1-31/3; 46/11; and Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-45).
2/12 Bucking logs using bow saws, 1923; , undated
2/13-14 Bucking logs using chain saws, 1939-1955; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. nos. LOT 351-46 through LOT 351-65).
2/15 Bucking logs using cross-cut saws, 1918-1945; , undated
2/16 Bucking logs using drag saws, 1941-1946; , undated
2/17 Splitting logs, 1928-1950; , undated
2/18 Equipment -- Bow saws, 1923-1947
2/19 Equipment -- Chain saws, 1930-1950; , undated
2/20 Equipment -- Cross cut saws, 1940
2/21 Equipment -- Drag saws, 1941-1946; , undated
2/22 Equipment -- Miscellaneous, 1947; , undated
2/23 Equipment maintenance -- Ax grinding
2/24 Equipment maintenance -- Saw-filing, chain saws, 1942-1951; , undated
2/25 Equipment maintenance -- Saw-filing, cross-cut saws, 1939-1951; , undated
2/26-2/28 Equipment maintenance -- Miscellaneous, 1947-1955
Subseries 3: Skidding, 1901-1960
Arranged alphabetically by name of equipment used.
Box/Folder
3/1 Using A-frames -- Oregon, 1939-1951; , undated
3/2 Using A-frames -- Washington, 1934-1948; , undated
3/3 Using A-frames -- California, 1932-1955; , undated
3/4 Using A-frames -- Other U.S. and Canada, 1933-1947; , undated
3/5-3/7 Using A-frames -- Unidentified locations, 1935-1950; , undated
3/8 Using arches -- Oregon and Washington, 1930-1941; , undated
3/9 Using arches -- California and Arizona, 1938-1944
3/10-3/11 Using arches -- Unidentified locations, 1927-1951; , undated
3/12 Using bummers -- Wheels/carts, 1901-1948; , undated
3/13 Using bummers -- "Crawlers", 1920-1936; , undated
3/14-3/15 Using high wheels, 1918-1950; , undated
3/16-3/17 Using horses, 1919-1953; , undated
4/1 Using oxen, 1890-1948; , undated
4/2 Using skid pans, 1932-1951; , undated
4/3-4/5 Using tractors -- Oregon, 1930-1959; , undated
4/6-4/7 Using tractors -- Washington, 1933-1950; , undated
4/8 Using tractors -- Idaho and Montana, 1934-1956; , undated
4/9-4/10 Using tractors -- California, 1928-1955; , undated
4/11 Using tractors -- Arizona, 1951; , 1953
4/12 Using tractors -- Other U.S., 1935-1944; , undated
4/13-4/15 Using tractors -- Unidentified locations, 1927-60; , undated
4/16 Other, 1947; , undated
Subseries 4: Ground-lead/high-lead yarding, 1920-1959
Arranged alphabetically.
Box/Folder
5/1 High climbers, 1939-1959; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-66).
5/2 Setting the choke, 1923-1951; , undated
5/3 Spar trees, 1939-1956; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-67).
5/4 Steel spars, 1920-1957; , undated
5/5 Topping spar trees, 1938-1956; , undated
Subseries 5: Yarding equipment, circa 1890-1955
Arranged in the order in which activities were performed.
Box/Folder
5/6 Blocks and other butt rigging, 1921-1949; , undated
5/7-5/9 Donkey engines, circa 1890-1951; , undated
5/10 Drums on yarding engines, 1929-1942
5/11 Electric, 1919-1929; , undated
5/12-5/17 Gas and diesel engines, 1924-1955; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-68).
5/18 Heel booms, 1940-1950; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. no LOT 351-69).
5/19 Overhead roading systems, undated
5/20-5/22 Rigging, 1920-1952; , undated
5/23 Wire rope repairs, mending and splicing, 1928-1946; , undated
6/1 Skyhooks, 1945-1948; , undated
6/2 Tractors, "cats", and cranes, 1932-1954; , undated
Subseries 6: Cold decks, 1930-1951
Box/Folder
6/3-6/4 Cold decks, 1930-1951; , undated
See also 6/5-6/21, as well as Box 47 for negatives (neg. nos. LOT 351-70 through LOT 351-71).
Subseries 7: Loading, 1919-1960
Arranged alphabetically by name of equipment used.
Box/Folder
6/5 Using A-frame poles, 1935-1946; , undated
6/6 Using cranes mounted on railroad cars, 1919-1951; , undated
6/7-6/8 Using cranes mounted on tractors, 1938-1953; , undated
6/9 Using cranes mounted on trucks, 1935-1955; , undated
6/10-6/16 Using cranes, 1928-1957; , undated
6/17 Using shovel loaders, 1949-1955; , undated
6/18 Using spar trees, 1940-1951; , undated
6/19 Using spar trees and heel booms, 1939-1960; , undated
6/20 Using Speeder loaders, 1956-1960; , undated
6/21 Using tractors and "cats", 1935-1954; , undated
Also includes miscellaneous tractor uses.
46/3 Using other equipment, undated
See also 5/6-5/23; 6/1-6/2; 7/2-7/5; 8/15; 10/1-10/4; and 46/5.
Subseries 8: Log dumps, 1918-1953
Box/Folder
7/1 Dump sites, 1918-1951; , undated
7/2 Unloading railroad cars at log dumps, 1928-1948; , undated
7/3-7/5 Unloading trucks at log dumps, 1937-1953; , undated
Box/Folder
7/6-7/8 Subseries 9: Booms and booming grounds, 1919-1953
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-72).
Subseries 10: Transportation, 1865-1957
Arranged alphabetically by type of transportation.
Dates provided for the photographs of trucks (9/1-9/16) are based upon the date that the photograph was taken or the date it was published in The Timberman, not the year that the truck was built.
Box/Folder
7/9 Barges, 1939-1951; , undated
7/10-7/13 Bridges and bridge construction, including trestles, 1918-1957; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-73).
7/14 Chutes, 1914-1927; , undated
7/15-7/16 Flumes, circa 1900-1951; , undated
7/17 Horses, including sleighs, 1895-1927; , undated
7/18-7/19 Inclines & lowering engines, 1910-1947; , undated
7/20-7/21 Log drives and jams -- General views, 1886-1950; , undated
7/22 Log drives and jams -- Dams, 1927; , undated
7/23 Log drives and jams -- Wannigans and boats, 1939-1949; , undated
7/24 Oxen, 1865-1906; , undated
7/25-7/26 Rafts and rafting, circa 1898-1952; , undated
See also Box 47 (neg. no. LOT 351-74).
8/1 Railroads -- General views, 1920-1957; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-76).
8/2 Railroads -- Locomotives -- Climax, 1936; , undated
8/3 Railroads -- Locomotives -- Electric, 1926-1950; , undated
8/4 Railroads -- Locomotives -- Gas and diesel, including utility rail cars, 1918-1952; , undated
8/5 Railroads -- Locomotives -- Heisler, 1920-1928; , undated
8/6 Railroads -- Locomotives -- Shay, 1918-1944; , undated
8/7-8/8 Railroads -- Locomotives -- Steam, 1922-1945; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-75).
8/9 Railroads -- Locomotives -- With snowplows attached, 1922-1928; , undated
8/10 Railroads -- Locomotives -- Other, 1928; , undated
8/11 Railroads -- Locomotives -- Parts, 1928; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-112).
8/12 Railroads -- Flatcars and trucks, 1919-1925; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-77).
8/13 Railroads -- Speeder timber crew carrier, 1939-1948; , undated
8/14 Railroads -- Special cars, 1941-1943; , undated
Box/Folder
8/15 46/5 Railroads -- Loading and unloading railroad cars, circa 1915-1953; , undated
8/16-8/18 Railroads -- Loads, circa 1895-1951; , undated
8/19 Railroads -- Wooden rails, 1921-1926; , undated
8/20 Railroads -- Construction and railroad track, 1921-1927; , undated
8/21 Railroads -- Wrecks, 1919-1922; , undated
8/22 Railroads -- Personnel, 1945; , undated
See also 7/10-7/13.
8/23 Ships, 1865-1948; , undated
8/24 Skid roads, 1939-1940; , undated
8/25 Tractors (steam), 1947; , undated
8/26 Tractors and "cats" (gasoline/diesel) -- General, 1935-1937; , undated
8/27 Tractors and "cats" (gasoline/diesel) -- Snow, including sleighs, 1920-1954; , undated
8/28 Tractors and "cats" (gasoline/diesel) -- Maintenance, 1937-1940; , undated
8/29 Tractors and "cats" (gasoline/diesel) -- Parts, 1941-1947; , undated
8/30-8/31 Tractors and "cats" (gasoline/diesel) -- Miscellaneous, 1939-1957; , undated
9/1 Trucks -- Log trucks and truckloads of logs, pre-1930
9/2 Trucks -- Log trucks and truckloads of logs, 1930-1934
9/3-9/4 Trucks -- Log trucks and truckloads of logs, 1935-1939
9/5-9/6 Trucks -- Log trucks and truckloads of logs, 1940-1944
9/7-9/8 Trucks -- Log trucks and truckloads of logs, 1945-1949
9/9 Trucks -- Log trucks and truckloads of logs, 1950-1954
9/10 Trucks -- Log trucks and truckloads of logs, 1955-1959
9/11-9/16 Trucks -- Log trucks and truckloads of logs, undated
9/17 Trucks -- Truck trailers, 1921-1950; , undated
10/1-10/4 Trucks -- Loading and unloading, 1937-1959; , undated
10/5 Trucks -- Load binding, 1939-1954; , undated
10/6 Trucks -- Service trucks, 1948; , undated
10/7 Trucks -- Miscellaneous trucks, 1920-1949; , undated
10/8 Trucks -- Maintenance of trucks, 1941-1948; , undated
10/9 Trucks -- Parts, 1920-1953; , undated
10/10 Trucks -- Tires, 1940-1944; , undated
10/11-10/12 Truck roads -- General views, 1941-1953
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. no. LOT 351-78).
10/13 Truck roads -- Plank roads, 1920-1939; , undated
10/14-10/22 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, 1932-1959; , undated
11/1 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Dump trucks, 1939-1953; , undated
11/2-11/3 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Graders, 1936-1958; , undated
11/4 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Oil and water sprinkler trucks, 1940-1950; , undated
11/5 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Rippers, 1949; , 1956
11/6 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Rock crushers, 1941-1948; , undated
11/7 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Rollers, 1946-1950; , undated
11/8-11/9 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Scrapers, 1937-1954; , undated
11/10-11/11 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Shovels, 1918-1952; , undated
11/12 Truck roads -- Road building -- Equipment -- Bulldozers, Miscellaneous, 1950; , undated
11/13-11/14 Truck roads -- Road building -- Explosives, 1939-1952; , undated
11/15 Truck roads -- Road building -- Road testing, undated
11/16 Truck roads -- Road building -- Surveying, 1947
See also 7/10-7/13 and 9/1-9/16.
11/17-11/18 Tug boats, 1929-1954; , undated
Subseries 11: Logging camps, 1919-1957
Arranged alphabetically by subject, with "General views" first.
Box/Folder
11/19-11/21 General views and shops, 1920-1957; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. nos. LOT 351-79 through LOT 351-81).
11/22 Cookhouses and crews, 1922-1951; , undated
12/1-12/2 Housing, including bunkhouses -- Exteriors, 1919-1950; ,
12/3 Housing, including bunkhouses -- Interiors, 1945-1950; , undated
12/4 Miscellaneous interiors, 1930-48; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative, neg. no. LOT 351-82
12/5 Generators, 1937-1950; , undated
12/6 Recreation, including baseball, 1929-1950; , undated
See also 7/23.
Subseries 12: Miscellaneous, 1924-1954
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder
12/7 Butt branding of logs, 1941-1950; , undated
12/8 Explosives -- General, 1940; , undated
12/9 Explosives -- Shooting choker holes, 1940
12/10 Explosives -- Stump removal, 1939-1942; , undated
12/11 First aid and safety equipment, 1929-1950; , undated
Box
47 Fuel oil storage tank (neg. no. LOT 351-138), 1940
12/12 Log scaling, 1924-1950; , undated
12/13 Peeling redwood logs, 1928-1943; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-83).
12/14 Photo Book: The lumber industry of the Pacific Northwest, by John D. Cress, circa 1934
12/15 Radio communications, 1946-1954; , undated
12/16 Wire rope, 1940; , undated

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Series B:  Lumber mills, 1880-1961
Approx. 2600 images

This series contains photographs of lumber mills and the production activities that took place within them, 1880-1961. It is divided into four subseries : 1) General views; 2) Lumber production; 3) Transporting finished lumber within the mills; and 4) Miscellaneous.

Container(s)
Description
Subseries 1: General views, 1880-1961
Arranged first by location, then by name (where location is unknown), and then unidentified.
Box/Folder
Box/Folder
13/1-13/3 46/7 Mills by location -- Oregon, circa 1910-1954; , undated
13/4-13/5 46/8 Mills by location -- Washington, 1929-1961; , undated
13/6 46/9 Mills by location -- Idaho and Montana, circa 1915-1948
13/7 Mills by location -- Alaska, 1941; , 1948
13/8-13/9 46/10 Mills by location -- California, 1880-1952; , undated
13/10 Mills by location -- Arizona and New Mexico, 1929-circa 1950; , undated
13/11 Mills by location -- Canada, 1947; , undated
13/12 Mills by location -- Other U.S., 1947; , undated
13/13 Mills by name (no location) -- A-K, 1947-1949; , undated
13/14 Mills by name (no location) -- L-Z, 1946-1949; , undated
13/15-13/16 Unidentified mills, 1927-1951; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-84).
13/17-13/19 Portable and small mills, 1933-1955; , undated
13/20 Interiors, 1928-1958; , undated
Subseries 2: Lumber production, 1919-1957
Arranged by the order in which production steps are generally performed.
Box/Folder
13/21 Cold decks at mills, 1922-1952; , undated
13/22 Cold decks at mills -- Building and dismantling cold decks, 1943-1957; , undated
13/23 Cold decks at mills -- Transporting logs from cold decks to the sawmill -- Carriers, undated
13/24 Cold decks at mills -- Transporting logs from cold decks to the sawmill -- "Carry lifts", 1957; , undated
13/25 Cold decks at mills -- Transporting logs from cold decks to the sawmill -- Fork lifts, 1943-1957; , undated
13/26 Cold decks at mills -- Transporting logs from cold decks to the sawmill -- Monorail hoists, 1921
13/27 Log trimming, 1946
14/1-14/2 Log ponds at mills, 1938-1957; , undated
14/3 Log ponds at mills -- Transporting logs from the pond to the sawmill -- Boom boats and tugs, 1949-1953; , undated
14/4 Log ponds at mills -- Transporting logs from the pond to the sawmill -- Conveyors, 1928-1956; , undated
14/5 Log ponds at mills -- Transporting logs from the pond to the sawmill -- Conveyors through log wash, 1940-1950; , undated
14/6-14/7 Log ponds at mills -- Transporting logs from the pond to the sawmill -- Cranes, hauls, and lifts, 1943-1957; , undated
14/8 Log ponds at mills -- Transporting logs from the pond to the sawmill -- Pile poles, 1940-1953; , undated
14/9 Log ponds at mills -- Pond saws and splitters, 1939-1950; , undated
14/10 Log ponds at mills -- Miscellaneous equipment and salvage operations, including divers, 1947-1950; , undated
14/11 Log transfers and stops, 1946-1950; , undated
14/12 Cut-off saws -- Chain saws, 1944-1951; , undated
14/13 Cut-off saws -- Circular saws, 1920-1949; , undated
14/14 Cut-off saws -- Drag saws, 1945-1948; , undated
14/15 Log barkers, 1945-1950; , undated
14/16-14/19 Log carriage to saws -- Carriage equipment, 1921-1951; , undated
14/20 Log carriage to saws -- Carriage equipment and band saws, 1940-1957; , undated
14/21 Log carriage to saws -- Carriage equipment and circular saws, 1939-1951; , undated
14/22 Log carriage to saws -- Log turners, 1927-1951; , undated
14/23-14/24 Sawing logs into lumber -- Using circular saws, 1940-1952; , undated
14/25-14/26 Sawing logs into lumber -- Using gang saws on logs, 1929-1954; , undated
14/27 Sawing logs into lumber -- Using gang saws on lumber, 1944-1952; , undated
14/28 Sawing logs into lumber -- Using other equipment, undated
14/29 Sawing logs into lumber -- Equipment -- Band saws, 1939-1951; , undated
14/30 Sawing logs into lumber -- Equipment -- Circular saws, 1919-1951; , undated
15/1 Sawing logs into lumber -- Equipment -- Gang saws, 1922-1948; , undated
15/2-15/3 Sawing logs into lumber -- Equipment -- Head rigs, 1928-1955; , undated
15/4-15/5 Sawing logs into lumber -- Equipment -- Maintenance -- Filing band saws and gangsaws, 1939-1954; , undated
15/6 Sawing logs into lumber -- Equipment -- Maintenance -- Filing circular saws, 1939-1951; , undated
15/7-15/8 Sawing lumber -- Resaws, 1926-1951; , undated
15/9-15/11 Sawing lumber -- Slashes and trimmers, 1932-1952; , undated
15/12 Sawing lumber -- Trimmers and cut offs, 1940-1941; , undated
15/13-15/15 Sawing lumber -- Edgers, 1926-1952; , undated
15/16 Planing and planers, 1939-1953; , undated
15/17 Transfers -- Conveyors (belt), 1927-1951; , undated
15/18 Transfers -- Conveyors (wire rope), 1947
15/19-15/21 Transfers -- Chains, 1940-1951; , undated
16/1 Transfers -- Hoists, 1949; , undated
16/2 Transfers -- Hoists (tilt), 1948-1952; , undated
16/3-16/4 Transfers -- Rollers, 1923-1953; , undated
16/5-16/6 Transfers -- Rollers and chains, 1928-1951; , undated
16/7-16/11 Sorting lumber/the green chain -- Overall views, 1929-1956; , undated
16/12 Sorting lumber/the green chain -- Dip tanks, 1949-1950; , undated
16/13 Grading lumber, 1941-1949; , undated
See also 16/7-16/11.
16/14 Drying and seasoning -- Dry kilns -- General views, 1920-1950; , undated
16/15 Drying and seasoning -- Dry kilns -- Stacking and unstacking lumber at dry kilns, 1929-1954; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. nos. LOT 351-85 through LOT 351-86).
16/16 Drying and seasoning -- Dry kilns -- Lumber stacks at dry kilns, 1919-1951; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. nos. LOT 351-87 through LOT 351-88).
16/17 Drying and seasoning -- Dry kilns -- Equipment, 1947-1950; , undated
16/18 Drying and seasoning -- Low temperature drying, 1929-1963; , undated
16/19 Drying and seasoning -- Rough dry sheds, 1920-1952; , undated
16/20 Drying and seasoning -- Chemical seasoning, undated
16/21-16/24 Drying and seasoning -- Air sheds, 1924-1956; , undated
16/25 Drying and seasoning -- Testing equipment, 1943-1949; , undated
17/1 Lumber storage, 1937-1954; , undated
Subseries 3: Transporting finished lumber within the mill, 1898-1954
Arranged alphabetically by name of transportation.
Box/Folder
17/2 Aerial tramways, 1941-1947; , undated
17/3-17/9 Carriers, 1913-1951; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. nos. LOT 351-140 through LOT 351-141).
17/10 Carts, 1939-1940; , undated
17/11 Cranes -- Bridge, 1920-1954; , undated
17/12 Cranes -- Gantry, 1920-1950; , undated
17/13 Cranes -- Mobile, 1920-1945; , undated
17/14 Cranes -- Stationary, 1940-1950; , undated
17/14a Flumes, undated
17/15-17/16 Forklift trucks, 1939-1950; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-89).
17/17 Hoists -- Monorail, undated
17/18 Hoists -- Stationary, 1941-1947; , undated
17/19 Horses, 1898; , undated
17/20 Lumber pilers, 1920-1944; , undated
17/21 Rail cars, 1924-1947; , undated
Subseries 4: Miscellaneous, 1918-1956
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder
17/22 Burners -- Wigwam and other burners, 1939-1954; , undated
17/23 Burners -- Waste wood, 1946-1955; , undated
17/24 Burners -- Waste wood conveyors, 1927-1949; , undated
17/25 Equipment -- Belts (motors), 1921-1940; , undated
17/26 Equipment -- Conveyors, 1941-1954; , undated
17/27 Equipment -- Dust collectors, 1951-1954; , undated
17/28 Equipment -- Hand equipment, 1941; , undated
17/29 Equipment -- Machinery, 1940-1949; , undated
17/30 Equipment -- Motors, 1928-1956; , undated
17/31 Equipment -- Whistles, undated
18/1 Fires at mills, 1918-1947; , undated
18/2 First aid equipment, 1943; , 1950
18/3 Lumber marking, 1939; , undated
18/4 Machine shops, 1940-1951; , undated
18/5-18/6 Power plants, 1926-1951; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (negative nos. LOT 351-90 through LOT 351-91)
18/7-18/9 Power plants (diesel), 1935-1952; , undated
18/10 Safety programs, 1939-1953; , undated
18/11 Sawmill lighting, 1948-1954; , undated
18/12 Sawmill production studies, 1950

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Series C:  Lumber transportation, 1904-1956
Approx. 150 images

This series includes photographs of loading and unloading of vessels and vehicles.

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
18/13-18/14 Barges, 1925-1949; , undated
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. nos. LOT 351-92 through LOT 351-95).
18/15-18/16 Powered vessels, 1920-1954; , undated
18/17-18/18 Railroads, 1947-1954; , undated
18/19 Sailing ships, 1904; , 1938
18/20 Tractor trucks, 1920-1947; , undated
18/21-18/22 Trucks, 1937-1956; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-96).

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Series D:  Plywood and veneer manufacturing, 1904-1962, undated
Approx. 1050 images

This series contains photographs depicting the process of manufacturing plywood and veneer. It is divided into three subseries: 1) General views of plants; 3) Plywood production; and 3) Miscellaneous.

Container(s)
Description
Subseries 1: General views of plywood and veneer plants, 1904-1952
Arranged alphabetically by manufacturing plant name.
Box/Folder
19/1 A-E, 1939-1952; , undated
19/2 F-P, 1939-1951; , undated
19/3 Q-Z, 1926-1951; , undated
19/4 Unidentified, 1940-1951; , undated
19/5 Interiors, 1926-1948; , undated
19/6 Historical, 1904-1924
Subseries 2: Plywood production, 1921-1962
Arranged to reflect the order in which production steps are generally performed.
Box/Folder
19/7-19/8 Barking -- Barker logs, 1940-1955; , undated
19/9 Barking -- Barker logs cut to size, 1946-1950; , undated
19/10 Barking -- Barking logs, 1946-1953; , undated
19/11 Barking -- Barked logs, 1926-1953; , undated
19/12-19/16 Peeling, slicing, and sawing operations -- Plywood/veneer lathes and peelers, 1926-1957; , undated
19/17 Peeling, slicing, and sawing operations -- Plywood/veneer reels, 1950
19/18 Peeling, slicing, and sawing operations -- Plywood/veneer slicing operations, 1942-1943; , undated
19/19 Peeling, slicing, and sawing operations -- Plywood/veneer slicers, 1926-1951; , undated
19/20 Peeling, slicing, and sawing operations -- Sliced plywood, 1949-1951; , undated
19/21 Peeling, slicing, and sawing operations -- Sawing operations and sawn veneer, 1924-1929; , undated
20/1-20/2 Clippers and clipping plywood veneers, 1921-1951; , undated
20/3 Trimmers and trimming plywood veneers, 1949-1950; , undated
20/4 Grading and sorting plywood veneers, 1945-1950; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-97).
20/5 Joining and splicing veneer, 1948-1953
20/6-20/9 Transfers for plywood veneers (including rollers, chains, and conveyors), 1926-1954; , undated
20/10 Glue spreaders and gluing -- Plyboards, 1941-1951; , undated
20/11-12 Glue spreaders and gluing -- Plywood panels, 1926-1952; , undated
20/13 Glue spreaders and gluing -- Edge gluers, 1945-1951; , undated
20/14 Glue spreaders and gluing -- Finger joining, 1951
20/15-20/17 Pressing -- Cold presses, 1928-1955; , undated
20/18-20/21 Pressing -- Hot presses, 1938-1954; , undated
21/1-21/4 Dryers and pressing of plywood and plywood veneers, 1926-1962; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-98).
21/5-21/6 Trimming and edging plywood, 1945-1953; , undated
21/7 Sanding plywood, 1940-1951; , undated
21/8 Scarfing plywood, 1940-1951; , undated
21/9-21/11 Taping and patching plywood, 1929-1951; , undated
21/12 Finishing plywood -- Panel oiler, 1945-1950; , undated
21/13 Finishing plywood -- Plugging gun, 1945
21/14-21/15 Finishing plywood -- Resin coating and resin coating products, 1944-1945; , undated
21/16 Plywood storage, 1945-1954; , undated
21/17 Inspection, shipping, and handling, 1933-1951; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg. no. LOT 351-99).
Subseries 4: Miscellaneous, 1926-1951
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder
21/18-21/19 Equipment, 1947-1951; , undated
21/20 Research and testing, 1926-1951; , undated
21/21 Transfers, 1943-1951; , undated
See also 29/17.

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Series E:  Plywood uses, 1920-1964
Approx. 1030 images

This series contains photographs of the various uses for plywood, primarily in constructing buildings and bridges. It is divided into two subseries: 1)Buildings and bridges; and 2) Other uses.

Container(s)
Description
Subseries 1: Buildings and bridges, 1929-1964
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder
22/1 Construction scenes -- Agricultural buildings, 1939-1964; , undated
22/2 Construction scenes -- Blimp hangars, 1944; , undated
22/3-22/4 Construction scenes -- Concrete forms for buildings and bridges -- Pacific Northwest, 1929-1941; , undated
22/5 Construction scenes -- Concrete forms for buildings and bridges -- Outside of the Pacific Northwest, 1935-1951; , undated
22/6 Construction scenes -- Concrete forms for buildings and bridges -- Unidentified locations, 1951-1952; , undated
22/7 Construction scenes -- Prefabrication plants, 1939-1951; , undated
22/8 Construction scenes -- Residences -- Pacific Northwest -- Henry Nicolai home in Portland, Or., 1940; , undated
22/9 Construction scenes -- Residences -- Pacific Northwest -- Prefabricated residences, 1947
22/10 Construction scenes -- Residences -- Pacific Northwest -- Other, 1940-1953; , undated
23/1 Construction scenes -- Residences -- Outside the Pacific Northwest, 1937-1949; , undated
23/2 Construction scenes -- Residences -- Unidentified locations, 1944-1947; , undated
23/3 Construction scenes -- Miscellaneous buildings -- Pacific Northwest, 1938; , undated
23/4 Construction scenes -- Miscellaneous buildings -- Outside of the Pacific Northwest, 1938-1964; , undated
23/5 Construction scenes -- Miscellaneous buildings -- Unidentified locations, 1943; , undated
See also Series F: Wood products and construction.
Subseries 2: Other uses, 1920-1954
This subseries contains photographs that primarily show the manufacture of plywood products. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder
24/16-24/18 Aircraft, including blimps, 1920-1966; , undated
24/19 Apparel, 1947; , undated
25/1 Boats -- Lifesaving rafts, 1946; , undated
25/2 Boats -- Pleasure craft, 1940-1951; , undated
25/3 Boats -- Other, 1940-1951; , undated
25/4 Boxes, 1944-1945; , undated
25/5 Cold storage lockers for food, 1939-1951; , undated
25/6 Doors, 1933-1949; , undated
25/7 Foot lockers, 1943
25/8 Furniture, 1947-1949
25/9 Moving industry, 1920-1953; , undated
See also 44/2.
25/10-25/12 Panels, including plywood log panels, 1944-1964; , undated
25/13 Plywood specialties, 1948-1951; , undated
25/14-25/15 Railroad boxcars, 1935-1951; , undated
25/16 Railroad passenger cars, 1935; , undated
25/17 Siding, 1950-1951
25/18 Trailers, 1942-1954; , undated
25/19 Trucks (moving vans), undated
25/20-25/21 Miscellaneous, 1932-1953; , undated
See also Series F: Wood products and construction.

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Series F:  Wood products and construction, 1919-1960
Approx. 1550 images
Arranged into two subseries: 1) Construction uses; and 2) Wood uses.
Container(s)
Description
Subseries 1: Construction uses, 1921-1951
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder
26/1-26/2 Boats, ships, and shipbuilding, 1936-1945; , undated
26/3-26/4 Bridges and bridge construction, 1925-1951; , undated
26/5 Buildings -- Building details, 1939-1942; , undated
26/6 Buildings -- Commercial and public buildings, 1924-1948; , undated
26/7 Buildings -- Paint surfaces, 1921; , undated
26/8 Buildings -- Residences -- Carson Mansion, Eureka, Ca., 1947-1950; , undated
26/9-26/10 Buildings -- Residences -- Exteriors, 1939-1949; , undated
See also Box 47 for negative (neg.no. LOT 351-100).
26/11 Buildings -- Residences -- Interiors, 1951; , undated
26/12 Oil derricks, including derricks at Lakeview Oil Company, 1939-1940; , undated
26/13 Piers, undated
26/14 Tunnels, undated
See also Series E: Plywood uses.
Subseries 2: Wood products, 1919-1960
This subseries includes photographs of wood product manufacturing.Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder
26/15 Battery separators, 1947; , undated
26/16-26/17 Boxes and crates -- Manufacturing plants -- Exterior views, 1920-1950; , undated
26/18-26/21 Boxes and crates -- Manufacturing plants -- Interior views, 1929-1951; , undated
26/22 Boxes and crates -- Manufacturing plants -- Machinery, 1919-1948; , undated
26/22a Boxes and crates -- Manufacturing plants -- Personnel, 1942
26/23-26/24 Boxes and crates -- Empty boxes and crates, 1922-1949; , undated
27/1 Boxes and crates -- Boxes and crates being packed (primarily with produce), 1920-1951; , undated
27/2-27/3 Boxes and crates -- Packed boxes and crates (primarily packed with produce), 1931-1950; , undated
See also 28/21-28/27.
27/4 Broom and mop handles, 1947; , undated
27/5 Cooperage, 1926-1948; , undated
27/6 Cordwood, 1940-1947; , undated
Includes Clackamas Farm Forestry Project "Cut-your-own" program to relieve fuel storage during WWII.
27/7-27/10 Fiberboard, particle board, hardboard, 1948-1954; , undated
27/11-27/12 Furniture and furniture factories, 1926-1949; , undated
See also 43/7-43/8.
27/13 Grape stakes, undated
27/14 Lathe, 1940; , undated
27/15 Millwork plants -- Exterior views, 1926-1951; , undated
72/16 Millwork plants -- Interior views, 1929-1951; , undated
27/17 Millwork plants -- Machinery, 1925-1950; , undated
27/18-27/19 Novelties and specialties, including wood inlay and carving, 1926-1947; , undated
28/1 Pallets, 1948
28/2 Pencils, 1946; , undated
28/3-28/4 Poles, pilings, and posts -- Manufacturing, 1946-1948; , undated
28/5 Poles, pilings, and posts -- Loading, 1919-1947; , undated
28/6-28/7 Poles, pilings, and posts, 1929-1951; , undated
28/8 Poles, pilings, and posts -- Miscellaneous, 1940; , undated
28/9 Railroad ties, undated
28/10-28/11 Sashes and doors, 1928-1953; , undated
28/12-28/14 Shingles and shakes -- Manufacturing, 1936-1952; , undated
28/15 Shingles and shakes, 1920-1950; , undated
28/16 Shingles and shakes -- Used in residential construction -- Pacific Northwest, 1929-1932; , undated
28/17 Shingles and shakes -- Used in residential construction -- Outside the Pacific Northwest, 1919; , undated
28/18 Shoes, 1945
28/19 Tent poles, 1934-1945; , undated
28/20 Turpentine, 1944; , undated
28/21 Veneers -- Manufacturing, 1920-1943
28/22 Veneers -- Shipping and handling, 1950-1951; , undated
28/23 Veneers -- Types of fancy veneers, 1928-1951; , undated
28/24 Veneers -- Burls used to make fancy veneers, 1929-1949
28/25 Veneers -- Used in building interiors, undated
28/26 Veneers -- Used to make baskets, undated
28/27 Veneers -- Miscellaneous, undated
29/1 Wooden trusses and arches -- Manufacturing, 1941-1940; , undated
29/2-29/4 Wooden trusses and arches -- Used in building construction, 1929-1950; , undated
29/5-29/7 Miscellaneous, 1919-1947; , undated
29/8-29/9 Research and testing, 1921-1960; , undated
See also Series D: Plywood and veneer manufacturing and Series E: Plywood uses.

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Series G:  Pulp and paper industry, 1921-1950
Approx. 130 images

This series contains photographs of the interiors and exteriors of pulp and paper mills, as well as of pulp wood and paper products.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
29/10-29/11 Plant exteriors, 1921-1950; , undated
29/12-29/14 Plant interiors, 1921-1949; , undated
29/15 Pulp wood, undated
29/16 Paper products, 1929-1940; , undated

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Series H:  Waste wood utilization, 1920-1957
Approx. 120 images

This series contains photographs of various waste products and their different manufacturing uses. Arranged alphabetically within two groups: Waste products and Manufacturing using waste products.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
29/17 Waste products -- Cants (peeler log cores remaining after plywood manufacture), 1940-1950; , undated
29/18 Waste products -- Redwood bark/fibre, 1922-1948; , undated
See also 12/13.
29/19 Waste products -- Salvage wood, 1949-1951; , undated
29/20 Waste products -- Sawdust, 1940-1957; , undated
29/21 Manufacturing using waste products -- Chemicals, including alcohol, 1944-1949; , undated
29/22 Manufacturing using waste products -- Lumber and poles made from cants, 1920-1951; , undated
30/1-30/2 Manufacturing using waste products -- Plastics and plastic products, 1922-1945; , undated
30/3 Manufacturing using waste products -- Power generation from hog fuel and sawdust, 1926; , 1950
30/4 Manufacturing using waste products -- Presto logs, briquets, and pellets, 1946-1952; , undated
30/5 Manufacturing using waste products -- Soil conditioners, undated
30/6 Manufacturing using waste products -- Wood flour, 1947
See also 17/22-17/24.

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Series I:  Wood preservation, 1920-1958
Approx. 270 images

This series contains photographs of wood treatment plants and treated wood structures, including pontoons, docks, power lines, bridges, and other buildings, as well as examples of wood testing.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
30/7-30/8 Wood treatment plans -- Exteriors, 1920-1950; , undated
30/9 Wood treatment plans -- Interiors, 1940-1950; , undated
30/10 Wood treatment plans -- Pressure treating, 1953-1958; , undated
30/11 Wood treatment plans -- Miscellaneous equipment, 1920-1950; , undated
30/12 Treated structures, including pontoons, power lines, bridges, docks, and buildings, undated
30/13 Treated structures -- Pacific Northwest and unidentified, 1932-1946; , undated
30/14-30/15 Treated structures -- Outside the Pacific Northwest and unidentified, 1932-1946; , undated
30/16 Examples of stains, wood rot, and borers, 1921-1942; , undated
30/17 Testing, 1920-1942; , undated

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Series J:  Forest fires and timber management, 1909-1960
Approx. 850 images

This series contains aerial surveys of timber management in various places, as well as photographs of different cutting practices, forest fires, controlled fires and their management, strategies for fire prevention, logging waste, reforestation practices, timber scouting, and damage to trees caused by humans, animals, insects, weather, and other forces.

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
30/18 Aerial surveys -- Forests, 1940-1951; , undated
30/19 Aerial surveys -- Willamette Falls at Oregon City, Oregon, 1941
30/20 Aerial surveys -- Equipment and mapping operations, 1947-1951; , undated
Box/Folder
31/1 46/11 Cutting practices -- Clearcutting, 1940-1956; , undated
31/2 Cutting practices -- Prelogging, 1947
31/3 Cutting practices -- Selective cutting, 1909-1950
31/4 Forest fires -- Aerial views of fires, 1923-1951
31/5-31/6 Forest fires -- Burned areas, including felling of burned timber, 1912-1951
31/7 Fire control and prevention -- Aerial suppression, 1950-1960
31/8 Fire control and prevention -- Fire fighting equipment, 1935-1952
31/9 Fire control and prevention -- Fire trails, 1934-1946; , undated
31/10 Fire control and prevention -- Fire trucks, 1945-1950; , undated
31/11 Fire control and prevention -- Ground suppression, 1944-1953
31/12 Fire control and prevention -- Lookout towers and stations, including equipment and personnel, 1930-1958; , undated
31/13 Fire control and prevention -- Patrol stations, 1945; , undated
31/14 Fire control and prevention -- Research, undated
31/15 Fire control and prevention -- Signs, 1926-1947; , undated
31/16 Fire control and prevention -- Smoke jumpers, 1946-1947; , undated
31/17-31/19 Forestry research, 1947; , undated
31/20 Logging waste -- Cutover areas, 1921-1957
31/21 Logging waste -- Relogging, 1927-1947
31/22 Logging waste -- Log salvage, 1948
31/23-31/24 Reforestation -- Brush control (including spraying), 1926-1950; , undated
31/25 Reforestation -- Cones, pollination, germination, 1946; , undated
31/26 Reforestation -- Nurseries, 1923-1952; , undated
31/27-28 Reforestation -- Second growth seedlings, 1922-1950; , undated
31/29 Reforestation -- Second growth mature trees, 1940-1951; , undated
32/4 Reforestation -- Seed collection and extraction, 1926; , undated
32/1 Reforestation -- Seeding -- Aerial spreading, 1948-1952; , undated
32/2 Reforestation -- Seeding -- Ground spreading, 1925-1946; , undated
32/3 Reforestation -- Seedlings, 1925-1947; , undated
32/5 Reforestation -- Shelter belt planting, 1945
32/6 Reforestation -- Soil testing, 1954; , undated
32/7 Reforestation -- Tree farms -- General views, 1945-1956
32/8 Reforestation -- Tree farms -- Douglas fir region, 1944-1951; , undated
32/9 Reforestation -- Tree farms -- Pine region, 1943-1951; , undated
32/10 Reforestation -- Tree farms -- Redwood region, 1950-1951
32/11 Reforestation -- Tree farms -- Wood lots, 1946-1950; , undated
See also 31/26 and 27/6.
32/12 Reforestation -- Tree planting, 1923-1954; , undated
32/13 Reforestation -- Tree planting equipment, 1941-57; , undated
32/14 Reforestation -- Tree pruning, 1947-1950
32/15 Timber scouting -- Marking trees -- Spraying, 1947-1951; , undated
32/16 Timber scouting -- Marking trees -- Tagging, 1947-1949
32/17 Timber scouting -- Estimating, 1947; , undated
32/18 Tree damage -- Animal caused, 1943; , undated
32/19 Tree damage -- Human caused, 1920
32/20-32/21 Tree damage -- Insect and disease caused, 1921-53; , undated
32/22 Tree damage -- Storm caused, 1921-1953; , undated
32/23 Tree damage -- Tree fungus, 1947-1950; , undated
32/24 Tree damage control -- Aerial spraying, 1945-1954; , undated
32/25 Tree damage control -- Ground spraying, 1945-1950; , undated
32/26 Tree damage control -- Blist rust crews, 1941-1945

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Series K:  Foreign lumber industry, circa 1910-1950
Approx. 485 images
Arranged alphabetically by continent name.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
33/1 Africa
33/2 Asia and the South Pacific -- Japan, China, Korea
33/3 Asia and the South Pacific -- Philippines, South Pacific
33/4 Australia and New Zealand
33/5 Europe -- Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway
33/6 Europe -- Miscellaneous
33/7 South and Central America, Mexico
33/8 Unidentified
See also 1/14.

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Series L:  Portraits, circa 1910-1960
Approx. 350 images

This series primarily contains portraits of timber industry executives. It is divided into two subseries: 1) Solo portraits; and 2) Group portraits.

Container(s)
Description
Subseries 1: Solo portraits, circa 1910-1960
Arranged alphabetically by last name of subject, where identified. See also Box 47 for negatives of identified people, A-Z (neg. nos. LOT 351-101 through LOT 351-114).
Box/Folder
34/1-34/7 A -- Bo
35/1-35/11 Br -- Ek
36/1-36/9 El- Gv
37/1-37/10 Ha -- Jo
38/1-38/11 Ju -- Ma
39/1-39/11 Mc -- O
40/1-40/10 Pa -- Sq
40a/1-40a/5 St -- U
41/1-41/6 V -- Z
Box
47 Unidentified negatives of "Logging Congress" presidents (neg. nos. LOT 351-115 through LOT 351-134)
41/7-41/8 Unidentified
See also Box 47 for negatives (neg. no. LOT 351-135 through LOT 351-136).
41/9 Foreign and miscellaneous
Subseries 2: Group portraits, circa 1910-1960
Box/Folder
41/10 Plywood Trade Association
41/11 Miscellaneous groups identified by organization or conference
Includes portraits of the National Lumber Manufacturers Association, American Plywood Association, WWPA, Western Lumber Safety Conference, Timber Products Association, and Forest Products Research Society.
42/1-42/2 Miscellaneous groups (individuals are identified)
42/3 Miscellaneous groups (individuals are unidentified)

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Series M:  Miscellaneous timber industry, 1879-1964
Approx. 490 images

This series contains photographs of miscellaneous subjects relating to the timber industry, including but not limited to equipment manufactured for the timber industry, companies that manufactured equipment for the timber industry, logging sports, timber industry research, forestry operations in wartime, and women in the forestry industry during World War II, among other subjects.

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
43/1 Aircraft used in the timber industry, 1948-1952; , undated
See also 30/18-30/20, 31/7, and 32/24.
43/2 Blood bank, 1950
43/3 Documents, 1979-1910
43/4 Equipment -- Mobile barker-chipper, undated
43/5 Equipment -- Motors, 1924-1949; , undated
43/6 Equipment -- Spike sweeper, 1942-1948
43/7 Equipment -- Wood welder, 1947-1949
See also 27/11-27/12.
43/8 Equipment -- Woodworking machinery, undated
43/9 Equipment -- Miscellaneous, 1944-1964; , undated
43/9a Equipment manufacturing companies -- American Forge Company, 1944
43/10 Equipment manufacturing companies -- General Motors Diesel Engine Division, undated
43/11 Equipment manufacturing companies -- Klamath Iron Works, 1945; , undated
43/12-43/13 Equipment manufacturing companies -- Sumner Iron Works (Everett, Washington), circa 1900
43/14 Equipment manufacturing companies -- U.S. Rubber, 1940-1948; , undated
43/15 Equipment manufacturing companies -- Willamette Iron and Steel Company, 1941
43/16 Equipment manufacturing companies -- Wire rope manufacturing companies, 1940-1948; , undated
Includes Bethlehem Pacific (San Francisco) and Wire Rope Manufacturing and Equipment Company (Seattle)
43/17 Equipment manufacturing companies -- Unidentified and miscellaneous 1944-1947, undated
43/18 First aid, 1941-1947; , undated
See also 12/11, 18/2, and 43/2.
43/19 First aid ambulances, 1941-1951; , undated
43/20 Forestry students, 1926-1950; , undated
43/21 Harvesting bark from cascara tree 1929, undated
43/22 Harvesting bark from unidentified tree, undated
43/23 Indian artifacts evacuated from the site of Spalding Sawmill (?), Spalding, Id., 1940
Includes buffalo horn, wooden pulley, baskets, and bags.
43/24 Japanese Trade Mission, undated
43/25 Land clearing, 1934-1939; , undated
43/26 Log age scales, 1929; , undated
43/27 Log and timber exports, 1918-1951; , undated
43/28 Log and timber imports, 1947-1951; , undated
43/29 Logging sports -- Bucking -- Using axes, 1948; , undated
43/30 Logging sports -- Bucking -- Using saws, 1937; , undated
43/31 Logging sports -- Log rolling, 1930; , undated
43/32 Lumber forms and patterns, 1918-1951; , undated
43/33 Lumber merchandising, 1920-1954; , undated
43/34 Lumberman's excursion tokens, 1947
43/35 Maps, 1946-1958; , undated
44/1 Markers and Monuments, 1942-1945
44/2 Motion pictures, 1949
See also 25/9.
44/3 Radio broadcasting, 1946
44/4 Research, 1919-1939; , undated
44/5 Safety programs, 1942-1949; , undated
44/6 Trade show exhibits, 1947-1951
44/7 Tree classification, 1934; , undated
44/8 Wartime forestry operations, 1918-1945; , undated
44/9 Weather monitoring, 1950-1956; , undated
44/10 Women in the industry, 1942-1949; , undated
See also 25/6-25/8, 25/13, 26/15,26/18-26/21, 27/11, and 28/2.
44/11 Wood burning trucks, 1926-1943; , undated
44/12 World War II bond drives, 1942-1943; , undated

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Series N:  Scenic views and townscapes, 1909-1953
Approx. 300 images

This series contains landscape photographs and photos of towns in the United States, including the Pacific Northwest, mostly unrelated to the timber industry. This series is divided into two subseries: 1) United States; and 2 )Foreign.

Container(s)
Description
Subseries 1: United States, 1909-1948
Arranged alphabetically by state.
Box/Folder
44/13 Alaska, including aerial views of Fairbanks and Ketchikan, 1929-1939; , undated
44/14 California -- Townscapes, 1939-1946; , undated
44/15 California -- Historical sites -- Coloma (Sutter's mill), 1948; , undated
44/16 California -- Historical sites -- Fort Ross, 1942; , undated
44/17 California -- Historical sites -- Miscellaneous views, 1927; , undated
44/18 Colorado, 1949
44/19 Idaho, including Sunshine Mine at Coeur d'Alene, 1940-1947; , undated
44/20 Montana, 1948; , undated
44/21 Nevada, 1937
44/22 New York, 1943
44/23 Oregon -- Portland, 1937-1942; , undated
Includes aerial views of Swan Island Airport and Jantzen Beach Amusement Park.
44/24 Oregon -- Other townscapes, 1874; , 1939; , undated
44/25 Oregon -- Scenic views, 1939-1948; , undated
44/26 Vermont, undated
46/12 Washington -- Fort Vancouver, undated
44/27 Washington -- Townscapes, 1939-1945; , undated
44/28 Washington -- Scenic views, 1940; , undated
44/29 Washington -- Alaska Yukon Exposition, 1909
Subseries 2: Foreign, 1918-1953
Arranged alphabetically by country or continent.
Box/Folder
44/30 Africa, 1939; , undated
44/31 Asia -- Japan, China, and Korea, 1929-1930; , undated
44/32 Asia -- Philippines and South Pacific, 1927; , undated
44/33 Canada, 1929-1946; , undated
44/34 Europe -- Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Norway, undated
44/35 Europe -- Miscellaneous, 1918; , undated
44/36 New Zealand and Australia, 1927; , 1940; , undated
44/37 South America, Central America, and Mexico, 1918-1953; , undated
44/38-44/41 Unidentified, 1921-1946; , undated

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Series O:  Miscellaneous, 1883-1959
Approx. 120 images

This series contains miscellaneous photographs that are not related to the timber industry but were taken for and collected by The Timberman as illustrations for articles. Subjects include wild and domestic animals, Native Americans, railroads, and the explosion of the atom bomb in 1946, among other subjects. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
45/1 Agriculture, 1926; , undated
45/2 Animals -- Domestic, 1926-1940; , undated
45/3 Animals -- Wild, including bears, undated
45/4 Atom bomb explosion, 1946
45/5 Aviation, undated
45/6 Camping, 1944
45/7 Christmas trees, including preparing (bundling) for shipment, 1941-1951; , undated
45/8 Cranes, 1939; , undated
45/9 Dams, 1948
45/10 Drafting, undated
45/11 Dredging, 1949; , undated
45/12 Earthquake damage, undated
45/13 Equipment, 1940; , undated
45/14 Golf, 1945
45/15 Illustrations (engraving of miscellaneous scenery and buildings), 1883; , undated
45/16 Indians, undated
Includes portrait of A.W. McIntosh of Hoquiam, Wash. in native costume.
45/17 Maritime, including S.S. Beaver, 1939; , undated
45/18 Monuments and markers, 1945; , undated
45/19 "Pioneer Parade", undated
Taken by Stevenson Studios (Eugene, Or.)
45/20 Power lines, undated
45/21-22 Railroads (non-logging), 1921-1934
45/23 Research (chemical laboratory), undated
45/24 Salmon bake, undated
45/25 Surveyors' markers, 1944-1948; , undated
45/26 Tree surgery, undated
45/27 Trucks and truck parts, 1939-1959; , undated
45/28 World War II scrap metal drive, 1942

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Series P:  Photograph captions, 1939-1940

Typescript captions for negatives used in magazine issues.

Container(s)

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Subjects

The collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings:

      • Subject Terms :
      • Forest fires--Photographs.
      • Forest products industry--Photographs.
      • Forest products--Photographs.
      • Forests and forestry--Photographs.
      • Loggers--Photographs.
      • Logging--Photographs.
      • Lumber trade--Photographs.
      • Lumbering equipment and supplies--Photographs.
      • Paper industry--Photographs.
      • Sawmills--Photographs.
      • Timber--Photographs.
      • Wood products--Photographs.
        • Form or Genre Terms :
        • Photographic prints.
        • Safety film negatives.
        • Other Creators :
        • Cornwall, George M.
        • Miller Freeman Publications, Inc.

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