Tag Archives: Logging

John Higgins Killed in logging accident 1900

“A Man Killed John Higgins Struck by Falling Tree at Wendling   About 11 o’clock Tuesday morning John Higgins who has been in the employ of the Booth-Kelley Lumber Company felling logs near the Wendling mill, was struck by the … Continue reading

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6 Million Feet of Logs Escape into the McKenzie River – February 1890

“Wednesday morning about three o’clock the boom at the mouth of the Mohawk River [Springfield, Oregon] broke, allowing nearly 6,000,000 feet of saw logs to escape into the McKenzie River.¬† About half of the logs had been placed¬†in the river … Continue reading

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