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Vancouver Island, BC. Logging at its Best!

Discussion in 'Forestry Equipment' started by Contract Logger, Feb 5, 2010.

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    Dave Whiskin Collection Fletcher Challenge Caycuse Div. Louis Patenaude unloading off highway Logging Truck . at Caycuse DLS . scan173.jpg
     
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    Fletcher Challenge Caycuse Div. Louis Patenaude unloading off highway Logging Truck . at Caycuse DLS . View attachment 212151 [/QUOTE]
    makes his steer tires look light for sure
     
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    Dave Whiskin Colection Fletcher Challenge Caycuse Div. 1990 1st picture #54-66 American 7220 Log Loader on Branch C-5-a 2nd picture looking up R Branch 3rd picture Danny Boy carriage on Skyline of Slackline Steel Tower 4th picture Caycuse Camp office 1991 scan174.jpg scan175.jpg scan176.jpg scan188.jpg
     
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    Dave Whiskin Collection Fletcher Challenge Caycuse Div. 1st picture 1990 looking West from R Branch 2nd picture looking North from R Branch . 3rd picture Brain Schultz on #54-66 American 7220 Log Loader loading #40-131 P16 Pacific Logging Truck driven by the late great Jack Cotteril ( If you could keep up with Jack , you were going to dam fast ) Landing Bucker Archie Doucette standing by truck . scan177.jpg scan178.jpg scan179.jpg Sorry 1st picture turned over
     
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    Dave Whiskin Collection Timberwest Honeymoon Bay (HBO) Div. Canadian Aircrane flying logs in to Landing at Old Harris Creek Camp site 1994 scan180.jpg scan181.jpg scan182.jpg
     
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    Dave Whiskin Cpllection Fletcher Challenge Caycuse Div. 1st picture 1990 #27-17 Madill Slackline Tower hooked to #6-249 HDX Hayes on Glad Lake M/L (spur 9) L-R Gyula Dobozi , Sandy Szaszik (Line Horse Operator) ,Rick Anderws (Bull Gang) , Dave Secord , Ron Mills , Wes McKechnie (Yarding Engineer) , Dennis Fothergill Bill Norcross Fred Usselman (Hook Tender) 2nd & 3rd Pictures #40-126 HDX Hayes pulling Lowbed with #54-66 American Log Loader on board , off Branch WH-1 1991 scan01.jpg scan02.jpg scan03.jpg
     
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    Dave Whiskin Collection Timberwest HBO Div. 1994 A full length tree slid down across a setting of Fallen & Bucked Timber to do this . scan193.jpg scan194.jpg scan195.jpg scan196.jpg
     
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    That's right up there with a McDonalds straw going through a 2x4 in the black Friday tornado that went through Edmonton in 1987.
     
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    Dave Whiskin Collection Timberwest HBO Div. Skagit Telescoping Tower rigged up for Long Lining , Braden Cr. April 1999 . scan10.jpg scan11.jpg scan12.jpg scan13.jpg
     
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    Looks like a loggers dream, a turn like that coming in clear of the ground.
     
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    Dave Whisken Collection Timberwest HBO Div. Braden Cr. 2nd picture is an American 7220 Tmberwest number is #54-75 , this log loader was new at BCFP Silver River Div. mid 1970's #16-15 , was moved to BCFP Renvfrew Div when Silver River Div. closed down 1981 . scan17.jpg scan18.jpg scan19.jpg
     
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    Awesome photos Al!
    Any more photos of the Skagit?
     
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