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Reminiscences of Gaylord M. Upington and Lafayette Stephens : oral history, 1955.

Creator: Upington, Gaylord M., 1896-
Project: Weyerhaeuser Timber Company project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 76 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lumbermen, loggers.

Scope and Contents

UPINGTON: logging experience: compassman and cruiser, trespassing; early work in Washington State, building the Vail line; Weyerhaeuser Logged-Off Land Company; rumored criticisms of Weyerhaeuser Timber Company. STEPHENS: Personal background; logging camp conditions; Industrial Workers of the World; logging operations: power saw, falling, limbing, bucking, with soldiers during World War I, mechanization, salaries of logging superintendents, selective logging; sources of government trees; unionization.


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