Forestry Schools in Upper
A circa 1915 Wyman School of the Woods forestry student went for summer (tent) camp loaded down with required gear, even a double-bitted ax and pistol. (Mazzali family)
dedicate this essay to Putnam Robbins,
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Turn-of-the-century lumberjacks felled old-growth timber with crude tools, often forged in camp. Today's loggers use specially engineered equipment to harvest timber.
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