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Category:Lifestyle and Recreation
Subcategory:Rural Life
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Keywords:California redwoods, Humboldt County, John Dolbeer, Redwood logging, Steam donkey, early logging, historical logging, historical photos, logging industry, lumber mills, single spool steam donkey, steam
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Dimensions1500 x 2356
Original file size10.1 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date modified30-Oct-10 11:55
Single spool donkey John Dolbeer's creation

Single spool donkey John Dolbeer's creation

John Dolbeer's steam donkey, which revolutionized the logging industry in the 1880's with its ability to move heavy logs from ravines and hillsides to nearby skid roads. Here is a single spool donkey which was the smallest of the steam donkeys