Timber: Loggers Challenge the Great Northwest Forests [Audiobook] download free by Ralph W. Andrews

Timber: Loggers Challenge the Great Northwest Forests Audiobook download free by Ralph W. Andrews
  • Listen audiobook: Timber: Loggers Challenge the Great Northwest Forests
  • Author: Ralph W. Andrews
  • Release date: 1997/4/28
  • Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780887400360
  • Rating: 7.9 of 10
  • Votes: 461
  • Review by: Chase Cummins
  • Review rating: 9.81 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/9
  • Duration: 2H19M9S in 256 kbps (36.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-26
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Shorten, AAC, WAV, MP3, FLAC, TTA, MPEG4, WMA (compression TAR, RPM, RZ, TAR.BZ, DMG, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 182
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 10M48S (2.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Has anyone today any conception of the grandeur, the extent, the million board feet a day production...the entire meaning of the forests of the Pacific Northwest-the 'Big Woods'? The photographs alone in this absorbing book will instantly transport the reader into this former world. Here was the greatest stand of Douglas fir timber in existence and here was labor for the Poles, Finns, Swedes and Norskies lured out of the Midwest to convert the mammoth trees into the lumber that helped build the West Coast cities. Ralph Andrews presents a fascinating subject-the hope, courage and tragedy in the lives of the men and women who opened up the dense native forests or as the loggers said 'brought daylight into the swamp,' and converted the trees into the lumber which built the West Coast cities. Here are many nostalgic scenes showing high climbers, fallers balanced on high springboards, yokes of oxen and up to eight spans of horses dragging logs on skidroad, yokes of oxen and up to eight spans of horses dragging logs on skidroads to flumes, rivers and salt water, early donkey engines, railroads on steep grades, logging camps as well as devastating fires. Andrews' style of writing is graphic and spirited with strong emphasis on human interest.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of The Americas, Industry & Industrial Studies, Agriculture & Related Industries, Militaria, Arms & Armour, Primary Industries, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, Forestry & Silviculture: Practice & Techniques
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 215x279x15.24mm
  • Weight: 570g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Atglen, United States

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