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Logging railroad construction

Stephen Waite

Logging railroad construction

by Stephen Waite

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logging railroads -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen Waite.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 leaves, bound ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15500125M

      The period of marked the romantic era of steam power as the rails reached deep into the old growth of the Adirondack woods to harvest the timber crop. In this volume, not only does William Gove provide an in-depth history of railroad activity in the Adirondacksthere were twenty-four rails in allhe also describes the logging methods used, the role of railroads in the logging industry Reviews: 1. Carefully restored historic photos of Northwest Logging from the s through the s. Available as prints, cards and for licensing from Old Oregon - The Art of Historic Photos.

    - Explore john pack's board "Early mining and logging railroads", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Railroad, Locomotive, Old trains pins.   I agree cattle and logging don't go together too well. Cattle need large, flat areas to graze in. That wouldn't really fit with a hilly - mountainous logging railroad. On that small a layout, I'd maybe concentrate on one scene, like the logging camp itself, or the .

    Red River Railroad Layout (8x4 feet) 11 Olympia & North Western Railroad Layout (8x4 feet) 12 Riverside Switching Railroad Layout (6x4 feet) 13 British Columbia & Rock Mountain Railroad Layout (6x4 feet) 14 A Double Track Railroad Layout 15 Multi-Level & Western Railroad Layout (6x4 feet) 16 South Eastern Railroad Layout (8x5 feet)   By , one in every 50 Americans was employed by the railroads. Railroad construction also attracted thousands of immigrants, including the Chinese, Irish and even members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Begin your search for a railroad working ancestor by identifying where he lived at the time of his railroad employment.


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Logging Railroads of the West: A Pictorial History of the Logging Railways of the Western Woods Adams, Kramer Published by Superior Publishing Company, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Pitch Pine And Prop Timber The Logging Railroads Of South-Central Pennsylvania (Book No.

1 In The Series Logging Railroad Era Of Lumbering In Pennsylvania) Kline, Benjamin F. Logging Railroad Era of Lumbering in Pennsylvania: Allegheny Valley logging railroads Issue 11 of Logging Railroad Era of Lumbering in Pennsylvania: A History of the Lumber, Chemical Wood, and Tanning Companies which Used Railroads in Pennsylvania: Publisher: Lycoming Printing Company, Original from: Pennsylvania State University.

"This fifth volume in the West Virginia Railroads series is a general history of the geared Shay, Climax, and Heisler type locomotives that were Logging railroad construction book prevalent in West Virginia logging operations in the era from the s through the s.

Logging Railroads of Alabama - by Thomas Lawson - Cabbage Stack Publishing - Jan. - The individual Alabama logging railroads were laid to a dozen different track gauges varying from inch to inch. This book contains many photographs of Shay, Heisler, Climax and Dunkirk geared locomotives.

"Pitch Pine And Prop Timber": The Logging Railroads Of South-Central Pennsylvania by Jr. Benjamin F. Kline 1 WILD CATTING ON THE MOUNTAIN The History of the Whitmer and Steele Lumber Companies (Book 2 in the Series Logging Railroad Era of. locating the log­ ging road so as to secure a down grade haul for the logs, with 'consequent up grade return for the empty cs,ra.

This necessitates locating the main line of the railroad along the principal creek, and then laying spurs up the different tributary creeks as they are met.

To provide an example of just how prolific logging railroads once were the book, " Logging Railroads Of South Carolina," by author Thomas Fetters (Heimberger House Publishing Company, ) details operations in that state alone.

While attempting to fashion a Little Logging Railroad I have been inspired by one of the early great masters, John Allen, and his "Gorre and Daphetid Railroad." Many of my construction ideas were inspired by and "barrowed" from many other masters in their articles in the magazine, Model Railroader and associated booklets, such as Matt Coleman's Logging Railroads (Kalmbach Model Railroader's Guide.

Gotta hand it to the inventiveness of Down Under machine shops and clients wanting, say, a Heisler geared logging locomotive, but the waiting time and export costs could be daunting.

Then, too, Stearns Manufacturing Co. went out of business, and there was a nasty world war raging, so in this adapted knock-off was built for New Zealand, and.

An excellent book with many historical photographs of real logging railroads. Includes line diagrams and descriptions of logging equipment, e.g. high-lead loading system. Not very much on actual modelling, however, but this book will stimulate anyone with modelling interests/5(29).

Some Notes on Logging Railroads and the Murphy Branch. From the letters of Norman Williams. edited by Craig Myers leads on a doubleheader.

Little Logging Railroad. Structures and Buildings (click to view series designed and based upon images I saw in books and magazines, and over the Internet.

These include the single-stall engine house, pump house, coal, sand and ash pit facilities, company mercantile store, freight house, corral, chicken coop, tool shed, saw mill facility.

Although it is an interesting book, it is written more as a general railroad history book and the topic of railroad tunnels seemed to be an s: 2. To order by phone, call () Please note: COVID may impact your delivery service's speed. To view by category, please scroll down.

Sierra Railroad. The Sierra Railroad, founded by Thomas S. Bullock, was not a true logging line although timber traffic did make up a large staple of its revenue. The railroad began service on November 8, where it connected with the Santa Fe at Oakdale and hauled a wide range of other traffic from ore and regular passengers to live stock.

Logging Railroads of Humboldt and Mendocino Counties by Katy Tahja Published by Arcadia Publishing in ISBN# If you are a Railroader and are interested in this neck of the woods, the Mendocino Coast of Northern California there is nothing better than this book.

This set of logbook examples help explain the various provisions of the Hours-of-Service rules. (The two restart provisions that are currently suspended are not included in this set. These are the requirements for two a.m. off-duty periods and the limitation on restart use to. Aug 8, - Explore Robert Thompson's board "Logging railroads", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Railroad, Backwoods, TrainK pins. three logging railroads before the year the first part of the Tawas log- ging railroad was built on the east side of the state. The fourth logging railroad constructed in Ottawa County began using a steam locomotive to haul logs on wooden rails in The history of these long-forgotten logging.

Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.By the PS&GH stretched from Kamilche to Montesano, thus placing the railroad within ten miles of Grays Harbor. The PS&GH was a small, primarily logging, railroad with 5 locomotives, 3 passenger cars, 8 general freight cars, and 72 logging cars, however much of it's right of way followed a route to Grays Harbor that the NP desired.The best resource is the book,"Minnesota Logging Railroads" by Frank A.

King from the University of Minnesota Press. An article by Buzz Ryan titled "Minnesota Logging Railroads" can be found at