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By Susan J. P. O'Hara,Alex Service

Humboldt County was once on the vanguard of the big redwood logging undefined. The awesome dimension of the timber necessitated drastic technological advances. many inventions have been invented by means of Humboldt mill vendors like John Dolbeer, whose steam donkey engine mechanized and revolutionized logging all alongside the West Coast. In 1896, there have been thirteen turbines dedicated to sawing redwood lumber and 26 turbines making redwood shingles working in Humboldt County. different comparable industries, similar to shipbuilding, boiler works, tanbark, and break up items, additional formed the industrial power of the county. each one of these industries now not exist, and the logging is now a shadow of its former self. even if, many remnants of the loggers� heyday can nonetheless be stumbled on. This e-book explores the websites of Humboldt County�s ancient lumber and the day by day realities of lifestyles within the turbines and the woods.

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