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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of Californian logging industry in the early 20th Century.

  • Description

    Californian logging industry. United States of America.

    Logging in forest of California; USA. GV logs coming down hill on primitive' chute' made of other logs; a rope is connected to log on top; and that log is pulled; which pushes other logs in front. GV logging camp with a shack-type building. ECU machine saw cutting through log; moving really fast -- the log is held in position. Then ECU side view of shorter section of log rolling away. some men go over to it -- it is about a yard across.

    GV two workers using physics - ropes and crane -- to move the huge log section onto pile. Transportation of the logs. Train carrying lots of logs on many flatbed cars winds through the forest of tall pines; toward side of camera -- very cool looking shot; a worker stands on top of logs on one car; balancing; trying to keep his balance as he walks forward;waving some stick or something in his hand. Lumber; timber; wood; labour

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:43:00 / 01:09:38:00
    ON 060 N

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