File:Falling crew and railroad logging camp, Coats-Fordney Lumber Company, ca 1917 (KINSEY 64).jpeg
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English: Falling crew and railroad logging camp, Coats-Fordney Lumber Company, ca. 1917
English: Caption on image: Coats, Fordney. Kinsey Photo. No. 12 PH Coll 516.598
The Coats-Fordney Lumber Company started out as the A.F. Coats Lumber Company in 1905, headquartered in Aberdeen. It became the Coats-Fordney Lumber Company in 1910, and by 1924, it was called the Donovan-Corkery Lumber Company The falling crew consisted of fallers and buckers. Fallers cut down trees and buckers saw the felled trees into lengths. Loggers used to use seven, eight, or nine-foot long saws, with a man on each end. These loggers faced great danger from trees falling or rolling on them.
|Depicted place||Grays Harbor County|
English: Silver gelatin, b/w
Height: 14 ″ (35.5 cm); Width: 11 ″ (27.9 cm)
|University of Washington: Special Collections|
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