Logging at Loughborough Inlet

A loaded White truck and trailer at Beaver Creek, Loughborough Inlet.

International Timber Co. locomotive near Campbell River

Beecher Lake Lumber Co. near Campbell River

Beecher Lake Lumber Co., which was owned and operated by the Baikie family of Campbell River, was located in the Campbell River estuary area. The Beecher Lake Lumber Co. milled the wood that was logged by Baikie Bros. Logging.

Louise and Barbara Thompson at Elk Bay

Dick and Wilena Thompson's daughters at the door of their floathouse that they lived in while logging near Elk Bay. Note that the gate is made from a fruit crate with "Elk Bay" written on it as the destination.

Merrill and Ring Logging Co.

Merrill and Ring Logging Co. locomotives and crew at Duncan Bay. Locomotive at back is a Shay engine and in front is a locomotive used as a "crummy" for the woods crew. Crew indentification includes: Third on right, Bill ??, and fifth on right Gus Clements.

An early two-man Burnett chainsaw

One of the first two-man chainsaws, manufactured by Dick Burnett of Burnett Chainsaws, was copied from the old 'Hitler' style saw. This one was used at Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 5 on the Salmon River Mainline.

Campbell River Logger Sports

Cable splicing competition at annual logger sports held in Campbell River.

Early Logger Sports

Loggers from Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Menzie's Bay camp, Mike Andrews and George Hulbert, champion splicers competing in a splicing competition at Westminster.

Early White logging truck, Port Neville area

Logging truck driver Ed Magnall behind the wheel of an early White logging truck on a fore-an-aft road. Part of Byles and Groves operations at Port Neville.

Woss Lake Loggers' Day

Armand Didier, winner of the Senior Tree Climbing event.

Campbell River Logger Sports

One man chainsaw cutting competition at logger sports event in Campbell River.

Englewood Safety Council - Nimpkish Community Hall

A-frame unloading a truck at Oyster Bay

The A-frame going up with the 'Oyster Bar' coffee shop in the background. MacMillan Bloedel bought Iron River logging from Al Simpson (July 1, 1944) who had operated it BATCO (British American Timber Company) Development Ltd. Simpson was dumping by Tyler Line and when MacMillan Bloedel...

Elk River Timber Co. steam donkey near Campbell River

Byles and Groves operation

Loading logs out of the lake at Port Neville.

Bendickson Logging crew on a family picnic

Members of the Bendickson logging crew, ladies and children picnicking at Patrick Point at the head of Jervis Inlet. At left, with George between them, are faller Chris Knutson and cook Chris Knutson (who was known as Chris-cook).

Wood and English operations at Nimpkish

Building a trestle bridge in the Nimpkish area.

Granite Bay school on Quadra Island

New school at Granite Bay. At this time many of the children from the nearby Coal Creek Logging Ltd. camp attended this school.

Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 5 crew with their families at Brewster Lake

Eskil and Florence Hendriksen, Spoolie Kusha, Gordon Leland, Blondie Person, Enid (Kusha) Karen and Marna Leland.

A loaded train car

Gordon Flowerdew poses with a loaded train car and some cougar hounds. This log (on railcar) is part of the record '8 load tree', which is mentioned in the book, "Glory Days of Logging." The tree was from Davey River close to Schoen Lake, was loaded by Paddy Smith using a deisel...

Merrill Ring Wilson Ltd. at Big Tree Creek

A diesel with a Caterpillar engine - on a new sled near Merrill Ring Wilson Ltd. operations at Big Tree Creek camp.

Woss camp logger sports

Alan Boyko - the winner of the Eye Splice with a time of 3 minutes and 6.1 seconds. Alan won the World Championship in the loggers eye splicing contest the year of this photo, and in subsequent years he also won the Canadian Championship for the same event. Eye splicing has fallen to the wayside as...

Log dump at Englewood operations, Nimpkish

Campbell River Logger Sports

Choker setting competition at logger sports event. Alan Woodrow on right and Danny McKenzie, manager at the Elk River Timber Co., on left.

Bloedel, Stewart and Welch Camp 4 crew

Yarding crew on a log being choked before yarding.