The Old Photo Guy | Historical Logging | Highlead lift
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Dimensions3000 x 1845
Original file size15.9 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date modified30-Oct-10 11:53
Highlead lift

Highlead lift

Here is a rare shot of a Highlead in action ; a highlead consisted of a large number of cables attached to a tall tree used to lift these Hugh Redwoods to a landing area. All of this was powered by a steam donkey which coiled the wire rope on a large spool.