Carl Alwin Schenck Collection Photograph Series
Logging Operations - Unidentified

MC 35


Abstract:
This folder contains 35 images of trees and logging operations. There are photographs of trees in unidentified areas, photographs of logging equipment and operations, and pictures of unidentified people.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Logging Operations - Unidentified
Call Number
MC 35
Extent
1
Kallitypes
34
Photographic prints
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference staff.

Information for Users

Preferred Citation
Carl Alwin Schenck Collection, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Copyright Notice
North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.
Processor's Note
The titles of the individual photographs were derived from the notations on the backs of the photographs. When there was no notation on the photograph, a title was created and enclosed in brackets.The information on the back of the photographs has been transcribed verbatim. The author's capitalization and punctuation have been retained exactly as originally written. When a word could not be deciphered, it is indicated by a set of empty brackets: [].

Historical Note

The photographs in this folder could be from one or more sources. The Biltmore Forestry School traveled the United States between 1909 and 1914, observing logging operations from Michigan to Oregon. Dr. Carl Schenck also traveled the country extensively, observing and recording forests and logging. Alumni of the Biltmore Forestry School and professional acquaintances sent Dr. Schenck forestry photographs from around the United States.

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Detailed Description of the Photographs

Tulip Tree on the Ground
Item Description: A photograph of a tulip tree that has fallen to the ground. "a tulip tree on the ground fallen in 1893"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (3 1/4 x 5)
Item Identification: No 5 page 29
[Front] [Back]

Gullies Filled With Wicker
Item Description: This is a picture of a gully. The sides of the gully are being held in with braces made from wicker. "gullies filled with wicker[]"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 27 Suite 60
[Front] [Back]

Logs Yarded on Poplar Hill
Item Description: A group of unidentified men sitting around some logs. "logs yarded on Poplar Hill"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 41, Suite 80
[Front] [Back]

Heavy Leaf Pine Topped
Item Description: This is a photograph of a heavy leaf pine tree. "heavy leaf pine topped spreading"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 53 Suite 95
[Front] [Back]

Long Leaf Pine Seedlings
Item Description: An unidentified man standing amidst some long leaf pine tree seedlings. "Long leaf pine seedlings some 4 years old"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 56 Suite 95
[Front] [Back]

White Pine Reforestation
Item Description: This is a photograph of some white pine trees. "Whitepine reforestation under red pine on island in Cass Lake"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 59 page 98
[Front] [Back]

Logging in Indian Reservation
Item Description: This photograph shows some logs piled near railroad tracks. "Logging in Indian reservation"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 61 Suite 99
[Front] [Back]

White Pines After Logging
Item Description: This is a photograph of some white pine trees after the area has been logged. "White pines [] of John Booth after logging"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: Mp 75 page 161
[Front] [Back]

Primeval Stand of White Pine
Item Description: A photograph of some white pine trees. "Primeval stand of White Pine on John Booth's limits"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 77 Page 161
[Front] [Back]

Steeple Shaped Tops
Item Description: This is a photograph of some white fir trees. "steeple shaped tops are white fir"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 78 page 161
[Front] [Back]

White Pine Stand
Item Description: A photograph of some white pine trees. There are some cut logs in the foreground. "White pine stand on John Booth's limit"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 79 Page 161
[Front] [Back]

Dinner is Getting Ready
Item Description: This is a photograph of a dining hall at a logging camp or sawmill. "Dinner is getting ready on John Booth operation"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (3 1/4 x 5)
Item Identification: No 80 Page 161
[Front] [Back]

White Pine on John Booth Limits
Item Description: A photograph of a stand of white pine trees with a carload of logs in the foreground. "White pine on John Booth limits. a carload of logs in front"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 81 page 161
[Front] [Back]

Train Load of White Pine
Item Description: This is a photograph of a train loaded with white pine logs. "a train load of white pine logs ready to pull out"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (3 1/4 x 5)
Item Identification: No 82 page 161
[Front] [Back]

Logs Pulled by Sled
Item Description: This photograph shows two horses pulling a sled loaded with logs. "After the trees are cut, they are pulled by sled, sawn logs at the left of sled are covered in snow"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 83 page 161
[Front] [Back]

Sledding Logs
Item Description: Another photograph of the same sled that is pictured in "Logs Pulled by Sled" "sledding logs at John Booth"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 84 page 161
[Front] [Back]

Stand of White Pine
Item Description: This is a photograph of some white pine trees. "in the [], a [] stand of White Pine; all around it, second growth"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 86 page 162
[Front] [Back]

Natural Reproduction of White Pine
Item Description: This photograph show natural reproduction of white pine trees after a fire. There are two logging shacks visible in the foreground. "natural reproduction of White Pine behind a logging shack after fires"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 87 page 162
[Front] [Back]

Peeling Bark
Item Description: Two men peeling the bark of a chestnut oak. ""peeling the bark of a fallen chestnut oak
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 103 page 193
[Front] [Back]

World's Fate Hangs on a Tree
Item Description: This is a photograph of a drawing of a globe hanging from the limb of a tree. "[Front] The Fate of the Whole World Hangs on the Trees [Back] World's fate hangs on a tree"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 111 page 206
[Front] [Back]

Clyde-Skidder
Item Description: This is a photograph of a Clyde Log Skidder. "Clyde-Skidder on web rail in the prairies"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 131 page 213
[Front] [Back]

Slip-Tongue Logging Cart
Item Description: This is a photograph of a slip-tongue logging cart. "[Front] Logging by slip-tongue carts, side view, holdings of John L. Roper Lumber Co. [Back] log-raising beneath a slip-tongue logging high wheeler in the prairies, side view "
Physical Description: Photographic prints (3 x 5 1/4)
Item Identification: No 192 page 213
[Front] [Back]

Typical Polewood of Douglas Fir
Item Description: A photograph of some douglas fir trees. "typical polewood of Douglas fir get better pix of pole stand"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: No 181 page 225
[Front] [Back]

[People on a Sled]
Item Description: This photograph shows some unidentified people riding on a sled.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 4)
[Image]

[People in the Snow]
Item Description: A group of unidentified people pausing in the snowy woods.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (3 1/2 x 5)
[Image]

[Man in the Woods]
Item Description: This is a photograph of an unidentified man standing amidst some trees.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (3 1/2 x 5)
[Image]

[Trees and Cut Logs #1]
Item Description: A group of unidentified trees with some cut logs in the foreground.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 3 1/2)
[Image]

[Trees and Cut Logs #2]
Item Description: Another photograph of some trees and cut logs. This appears to be the same scene as "Trees and Cut Logs #1"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (3 1/2 x 5)
[Image]

[Unidentified Trees #1]
Item Description: A photograph of some unidentified trees.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 4)
[Image]

[Unidentified Trees #2]
Item Description: This photograph shows some trees in the snow. It appears to be the same scene as "Unidentified Trees #1"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 4)
[Image]

[Unidentified Trees #3]
Item Description: Another photograph of some unidentified trees.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 4)
[Image]

[Crane at Camp Perry]
Item Description: This photograph shows a crane at a place called Camp Perry. "Camp Perry"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 4)
[Front] [Back]

[Unidentified Trees #4]
Item Description: A photograph of some unidentified trees in the snow.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (5 x 4)
[Image]

Cass Lake
Item Description: This is a photograph of some trees on the shore of Cass Lake. "Compliments Harry White Cass Lake"
Physical Description: Kallitypes (6 x 8)
Item Identification: No 58 59, page 98
[Front] [Back]

[Unidentified Buildings]
Item Description: This is a photograph of an unidentified group of buildings, possibly a lumber camp or lumber town.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (4 1/4 x 6 3/4)
[Image]