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Category:Lifestyle and Recreation
Subcategory:Rural Life
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Keywords:California redwoods, Mendocino county, clear cut, historical loggers, historical logging, historical photos, logging, mendocino california, old, oxen, oxen team, redwood forest, redwood forest, redwood trees, time
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Dimensions1500 x 1882
Original file size8.1 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date modified1-Nov-10 18:22
Oxen team pulling logs along a skid road

Oxen team pulling logs along a skid road

Here is a spectacular shot of 14 oxen in action for the Mendocino Lumber Company, California. This was a common sight in lumber camps until nearly 1895's. Each ox pair was known as a "span".