Within The Loggeras Encyclopedia there lie the brief bios and stories of men who risked their lives and family fortune to build a young nation. Trees were harvested to make the land tillable for farming the crops to feed a growing population of immigrants. Lumber was milled to construct the buildings required for the economic growth of a young nation. Many of these men had made their fortunes in harvesting timber in the Lake States. As an incentive, timberlands were given to pioneering homesteaders at little or no cost. As a business incentive, vast timberlands were granted to railroads to push on to the Pacific Ocean. A young nation, not sure of itself, failed to reforest the logged-off timberlands. My sincere hope is that after reading The Loggeras Encyclopedia, authors will be compelled to write the numerous books that lie within these pages.Hyster Companyawas a manufacturerof logging equipmentand lift trucks headquartered in Portland withplants in Peoria and Danville, IL. as well ... D98A yarders were used by Crown Zellerbach, Weyerhaeuser and other logging companies.
|Title||:||The Logger's Encyclopedia: A Road to the Past|
|Author||:||Donald Mathew Alanen|
|Publisher||:||PublishAmerica - 2008-08-11|