Cable Logging

Posted on 10 May 2014

Cable Logging 2

Dizzying views of cable logging—one of the most destructive methods of harvesting redwoods, and the standard practice in California during the years between WWI and WWII. If reality TV had been around in the 1920s, these North Coast lumberjacks would have had their own show.

Cable Logging 1

(Source: Fritz-Metcalf Photograph Collection, UC-Berkeley.)

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