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Taken 27-Oct-10
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Keywords:Clear cut, Historical logging, Humboldt, Humboldt County, Logging camp, Redwood trees, Skid roads, clear cut, county, cut, historical logging, horse drawn, horse harnesses, horses, loggers, logging, logging camp, men, redwoods, slash
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Dimensions1293 x 993
Original file size3.7 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date modified27-Oct-10 16:12
Horse Team logging in the Redwood forest

Horse Team logging in the Redwood forest

Horse Teams were used in the early days of logging to get the trees to a landing and on to the mill. Horses were later replaced by the more sure footed oxen. It was found that oxen pull in unison to each other making it easier to pull these huge loads.