Ylva Samuelsson

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Skeleton railroad cars loaded with logs on trestle, West Fork Logging Company, Mineral, ca. 1935

Skeleton railroad cars loaded with logs on trestle, West Fork Logging Company, Mineral, ca. 1935 :: Kinsey Brothers Photographs of the Lumber Industry,

Don't breathe the air.

Pittsburgh, 1940 (via)

19th Century Historical Tidbits: January 2013

Logging’s roots in America stretch back to the early Ever since the arrival of settlers in Jamestown in lumber has been essential to the North American economy. Today, the logging trad…

A series of photos from the 1915-era capture lumberjacks working among the redwoods in Humboldt County, California, when logging was at its peak. The photos are part of the Humboldt State University Library Special Collections, a series of pictures from northwest California from the 1880s through the 1920s by Swedish photographer A.W. Ericson.  This is another part of our history that makes me want to weep.  #America #myt

A series of photos from the capture lumberjacks working among the redwoods in Humboldt County, California, when tree logging was at its peak. The photos are part of the Humboldt State University Library Special Collections, a series of pictures f

Woodcutter in Canada

Woodcutter in Canada

Woman operating boring machine; boring wooden reels for winding barbed wire. Book Title: What the Daughters of Britain are Doing Artist: Tella Camera Co. Creation Date: c. 1917 Process: gelatin silver print Credit Line: Gift of Stephen White Accession Number: 2005.024.030

Book Title: What the Daughters of Britain are Doing Artist: Tella Camera Co. Creation Date: c. 1917 Process: gelatin silver print Credit Line: Gift of Stephen White Accession Number:

In 1915 the Cunard Steamship Company’s store and engineering works at Rimrose Road, Bootle, England was converted to operation as a munitions factory. The predominantly female workforce manufactured various sizes of shells. 1917 picture showing women standing on duck boards working on lathes.  I like the little cranes or lifts that they have attached to the end of each lathe bed

In 1915 the Cunard Steamship Company’s store and engineering works at Rimrose Road, Bootle, England was converted to operation as a munitions factory. The predominantly female workforce manufactured various sizes of shells. 1917 picture showing women standing on duck boards working on lathes. I like the little cranes or lifts that they have attached to the end of each lathe bed