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History of the lumber and forest industry of the Northwest

George Woodward Hotchkiss

History of the lumber and forest industry of the Northwest

by George Woodward Hotchkiss

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Published by G. W. Hotchkiss & Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Northwest, Old -- History.,
  • Lumbering -- Northwest, Old -- History.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George W. Hotchkiss.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, [21]-754 p. :
    Number of Pages754
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14235496M

    Lumber trade works Search for books with subject Lumber trade. Search. Bill Canada. Parliament. This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Accessible book, Forest products industry, Timber, History.   This post, first published in has been updated with new charts over time. A full set of slides from the update are included at the bottom of this post. This post takes a high-level look at historical trends in Oregon's Wood Products industry in terms of employment, the industry.

    Since the s, long before the mythical Paul Bunyan roamed the Northwest, the timber industry has been a driving force in the economies of Oregon and Washington and British Columbia. Forests on the Oregon Coast and the lower Columbia River had attracted those in the mid-nineteenth century who wanted to capitalize on gold-rush California’s.   To our friends in the Forest Products industry, In , Idaho Veneer Company plunked-down a slicer in the middle of a field in northern Idaho and began slicing Knotty Idaho White Pine and other species from the Pacific Northwest.

    In Feb. , the lumber workers' locals of the Northwest consolidated and formed a National Industrial Union of Forest and Lumber Workers of the IWW, with headquarters in Seattle. About a month later, an unorganized, spontaneous strike started in the sawmills of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Raymond, Washington, against the ten hour day and the low wages. Timber, also known as Lumber in North American English, is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood is mainly used for structural purposes but has many other uses as well. There are two main types of lumber. It may be supplied either rough-sawn, or surfaced on one or more of its faces.


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History of the lumber and forest industry of the Northwest by George Woodward Hotchkiss Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this Book Catalog Record Details. History of the lumber and forest industry of the Northwest / Hotchkiss, George Woodward, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.

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History of the Lumber and Forest Industry of the Northwest (Book): Hotchkiss, George Woodward Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.

Felling Forest Giants is an early silent film that documents the 's logging industry in the Pacific Northwest, from pictures of the felling of giant redwoods to views of the saw mills in the east.4/5(1).

Get this from a library. History of the lumber and forest industry of the Northwest. [George Woodward Hotchkiss]. All about History of the lumber and forest industry of the Northwest, by George Woodward Hotchkiss.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Home Groups Author: George Woodward Hotchkiss. "History of the Lumber Industry of America," by James Elliot Defebaugh, Vol 1, Forgotten Books, Lexington, KY (reprint of the volume by The American Lumberman, Chicago).

This page paperback is the standard reference volume of the lumber s: 2. Library; Edmond S. Meany, Jr., "The History of the Lumber Industry in the Pacific Northwest to ," Ph.D. dissertation (Harvard University, ),For the best history of the pre-Weyerhaeuser lumber industry, see Thomas R.

Cox, MiJJs and Markets: A History of the Pacific Coast Lumber Industry to (Seattle, ). Also. March the first,after official announcement on behalf of the lumber barons, the eight-hour day was recognized in the lumber industry of the Northwest.

The strike was over. The organized power of the lumber workers had won against one of the most powerful combinations of capital in the world.

A very rare volume covering logging/lumber/forest industry in the upper Midwest (Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, etc.). I can not find another copy of this book for sale on any book site anywhere in the world.

The book is original, complete and intact for the most part. Seller Rating: % positive. North American Forest Geography Before entering into a minute discussion of the timber resources and the lumber history of Canada, it is well to review briefly the North American continent in its relation to tree distribution, especially with reference to the United States and Canada, which countries are one in their forest characteristics.

By the Northwest lumber industry was centered in western Washington. Although there were many logging operations, their impact was initially limited: until the s the cost of transporting logs over land confined logging to areas within a mile or two of the water's edge.

History of the lumber and forest industry of the Northwest. Chicago: G.W. Hotchkiss & Co., (Milwaukee: J.H. Yewdale & Sons, printers).

Call Number: folio H HNI Strand, A. E., comp. and ed. A history of the Norwegians of Illinois; a concise record of the struggles and achievements of the early settlers together with a narrative of.

The Northwest lumber industry in the early part of the 20th century was, at its best, rugged, at its worst, brutal. The isolation and transient lifestyle of timber workers made most of them unable to vote.

With few ties so society and an insecure economic future, these men had little to lose. History of the Lumber Industry of America Chapter V. Canada—Forestry and Forest Reserves As will be seen in later chapters, forest management has almost from the beginning of European occupation attracted the attention of the law-making authorities of what is now the Dominion of Canada.

Darius Kinsey was the most important and prolific photographer of logging activities in the Pacific Northwest. This collection of selection of images from the Libraries' collection illustrate all aspects of logging and lumbering from the turn of the century until the s.

Despite advances in technology and safety awareness, the lumber industry remains one of the most hazardous industries in the world. While challenges in today's market exist, the United States remains the second largest exporter of wood in the world.

Its primary markets are Japan, Mexico, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The 19th-century logging industry reshaped the landscape of central and northern Wisconsin, provided a livelihood for thousands of workers, and formed the roots of today's thriving paper industry.

By the late nineteenth century, Wisconsin was one of the premier lumber producing states in the U.S., and from to forest products led Wisconsin's developing industrial economy. Among the leading lumber-producing countries in the world are Russia and the United States, which together produce over 50% of the world's lumber supply.

In the United States, Maine early took the lead in production, but as the industry spread the forests of the West acquired increasing importance and Oregon, Washington, and California became.

burgeoning mining and lumber industries were making rapid and conspicuous changes in the landscape. However, the impact of people on their environment has a much longer history.

Hunting, plant gathering, home building, farming, trade, war, and industries are centuries old, and their impact on the Southern Appalachians is centuries old as well.LUMBER has been manufactured in Texas since the early nineteenth century.

Records exist of a number of sawmills, both near the Gulf coast and inland, during the two decades before the Texas were sash mills consisting of a single blade held in a frame and powered by water, animals, or eventually steam, laboriously producing crude lumber one board at a .The rise and fall of the Pacific Northwest log export market.

Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 80 p.

For decades, softwood log exports were an important component of international wood products trade from the Pacific Northwest (PNW) region of the.