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MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. Red & White Iron, Past and Present....

Discussion in 'Forestry Equipment' started by trakloader, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. trakloader

    trakloader Senior Member

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    Post your M&B pictures here, including ex-M&B machinery still in use today, or parked in the boneyard.
     
  2. trakloader

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    Here are some to start......

    Post yours, too! The last one is MB&PR, the equipment was yellow until the mid sixties.
     

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  3. Contract Logger

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    Some from the Archives......
     

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    Archives, round 2.
     

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    More Archives.
     

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  6. trakloader

    trakloader Senior Member

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    Great pics, Contract Logger! The first two were taken at Copper Canyon Division, that long log was sent to England to become a flagpole at Kew Gardens.
     
  7. Contract Logger

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    These were emailed to me. No idea when or where.....

    They arent red and white, like the thread title says. But they sure are cool!
     

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    I have never been around anything M&B, but people are constantly emailing me M&B pics, so I have a few hndred of them on my computer. I am leary to post cause I dont know where they come from and probably are copyrighted or something.......

    Last thing I want is to annoy somebody by posting thier pics.
     
  9. trakloader

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    You used to be able to get these pictures for free off the UBC Digital Library site, but the bookmarked link I have no longer works. :(
     
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    Emailed to me.
     

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  11. TorkelH

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    Mmb

    MMB equipment on VI
     

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  12. TorkelH

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    More MacMillan Bloedel pictures

    From the dispatcher's office and some more
     

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  13. trakloader

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    Yay, Torkel!! I knew you'd have some good pics! Except, several are backwards! :(
     
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    I was trying to figure out what was wrong with the 7280 thanks trackloader. You can always tell a M&B GY by the AC unit on the cab
     

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  15. TorkelH

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    Yeah. I obtained a very nice Leitz slide projector from the government, but it had some problems with paper frames... So, after trying to get stucked frames out for a while, in the dark, I lost the cassete on the floor spreading these 50 FIRST slides nicely out over. And since it was 11.30 in the night and I really wanted to post some pic's and then some happened to be backwards... I see both of the pics of the photos on the dispatchers wall (that was in Mission road in Port Alberni) is backwards, and the Cypress! I I'll send some slides for transfering to some professionals later, guess the results gets better then.
     
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  16. DBDLS

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    TorkelH: I'm glad you came over here from youTube. Sure enjoyed you and trakloaders videos. Post all the MB pictures you have. I can always look at more. I worked for MB for 8 years and they were a prince of an outfit. I will always have a place in my heart for anything coloured red or red and white because of the good times I had working for them. Too bad Weyerhaeuser came in and wrecked the good times. May they burn in a very hot place for a very long time (no offense to you Contract Logger by saying this).
     
  17. trakloader

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    A Few Red & White Things........

    A nice mix of M&B stuff.
     

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    More of the Red & White

    Red & White iron continues to populate the forest, more than a decade after M&B was destroyed by Weyerhaeuser...:(
     

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    It will be many years before the Red & White iron is all gone. It has certainly outlasted Weyerhaeuser in BC!
     

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    And Still More.......

    Here are a few more.
     

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