Logging--British Columbia



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Allan H. DeWolf films

The series consists of film footage shot by Allan Hatch DeWolf, mainly in the East Kootenay Region of British Columbia. Subjects include: construction and operation of B.C. Spruce Mills' 14-mile-long Moyie River flume near Lumberton, ca.1925; construction of the Mammoth Mine concentrator at Silverton; a portable McKowan Mill cutting Ponderosa pine in the Kamloops or Nelson Forest District, ca.1934; logging sled (colour); tie-cutting operation with portable mill; trucking, unloading and scaling of logs; Cranbrook Dominion Day parade, 1927; family and friends at play, etc. Also includes the four-reel title A BIG GAME HUNT IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (1926).

Applications to cut timber

  • GR-0179
  • Series
  • 1890-1908

The series consists of records created by the Lands Branch between 1890 and 1908. The series contains registers of applications to cut and carry away timber, vols. 1-2, 4-11, (vol. 3 is missing). The registers give letter inward number, application number, copy of notice in Gazette, license number, and location. Each volume contains an index to applicants.

British Columbia. Lands Branch

B.C. folio : Logging jobs

SUMMARY: "BC Folio" was a weekly program featuring items of interest to BC listeners, including interviews with British Columbians of diverse backgrounds. "BC Folio" was broadcast from 1971 to 1976 on the Paci;fic Network, first on AM and later on FM. This episode is a documentary consisting of interviews and sounds about the problems and trials of logging in remote areas and the working and living conditio;ns at logging camps.;

Big timber; Saga of the silver horde; The inside story; Saving the sagas; The life of a salmon; Trans-Canada air pageant pt.1

The item consists of a video cassette tape (VHS) copied in 1990 from a 3/4 inch U-Matic video tape created by the National Archives of Canada in 1989.

The contents include copies of six films about various British Columbian topics created between 1910 and 1938 as follows:

Big Timber / Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau, 1935, b&w, sound.
Saga of the silver horde / Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau, 1935, b&w, sound.
The inside story / Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau, 1938, b&w, sound.
Saving the sagas / Associated Screen News Ltd., copyright Canadian Pacific Railway Company, 1927, b&w, silent.
Life of a salmon / Edison Manufacturing Company, 1910, b&w, silent with captions.
Trans-Canada air pageant and miscellaneous aeroplanes : part one / W.M. Archibald, copyright Air Canada, 1930, b&w & col., silent.

Canada. National Archives of Canada

Bill Arthurs interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. William Arthurs recalls early years on Hornby Island. He describes shipping links including the CPR and the Union Steamship Company. Included are family reminiscences; old timers; social life and early settlers including the Scott family; the Ford family; the Maudes. He discusses logging practices; fossils; Indians and Indian artifacts; the mail service; sheep farming; island picnics; vegetation; Whaling Station Bay. [TRACK 2: blank.]

[British Columbia Forest Branch / Forest Service collection, reel 15]

Footage. Includes shots of: skiing; moving logs by truck and by horse; tool cache at Aleza Lake Ranger Station; railway speeder; Diamond Head ski lodge in Garibaldi Park [?]; skyline yarding; steam donkey loading logs; unloading a trainload of logs into the sea with a "jill-poke"; two men falling tree with axes and a crosscut saw.

[British Columbia Forest Branch / Forest Service collection, reel 31]

Footage. End of log with rings counted (more than 200 years old). Using horses to load logs onto truck. Pocket boom on lake. Horse skidding logs. Falling and bucking. Camp buildings. Skid way made of spruce logs. Dumping truckload of logs with hand peaveys. Sawmill. High-rigger climbs and tops tree. Yarding from cold deck. Crew building a Davis raft. Steam donkey building raft and loading logs onto a hulk. Cat and arch moving gas donkey. Yarding with a skyline. Steam donkey yarding logs to railway siding.

[British Columbia Forest Branch / Forest Service collection, reel 38]

Footage. B.C. Interior scenes: loading logs onto truck. A portable tie mill on a sled. Truckload of sawn ties. Moving the mill. Men unloading logs from truck with peaveys. Skidding logs with a team of horses. Unloading logs into water. Falling and bucking. Horses yarding. Truckload of logs on plank road. B.C. coast scenes: logging camp. Steam donkey and A-frame on float. Building a Davis raft. Locomotive. Trestle with locomotive and long train of logs.

[British Columbia Forest Branch / Forest Service collection, reel 40]

Footage. Trestle at shoreline. Big spruce stump. Bucking hemlock. Loading logs on railway cars. Logging truck on turntable, and being loaded by steam donkey. Empty truck on turntable. Skidding logs to shore. Loading lumber. Steam donkey. Big timber. Yarding with cat and arch. High-rigger clearing braches. Logs in water. Falling a big Douglas fir.

[British Columbia Forest Branch / Forest Service collection, reel 41]

Footage. Forest Service launch at sea. The launch "Check Scaler" at Thurston Bay on Sonora Island. Road and bridge. Train cars loaded with poles. Horses and bob-sleighs [Fernie?]. Piling hand hewn ties with a picaroon. Horse yarding logs in snow. Fire fighting emergency kit. Crew painting steamer. Scalers boarding the launch "A.L. Bryant". Sternwheeler at sea [entering First Narrows?].

[British Columbia Forest Branch / Forest Service collection, reel 75]

Footage. Mountains. Lookout. Two men falling a Douglas fir with axes, springboards, and crosscut saw. Steam donkey and spar tree. Log boom. Steamboat towing lumber. Second growth. Green Timbers Nursery: seed beds, transplant beds. Planting. Fire. Bucked timber. Snag and fire. Slash burning. Falling snags. Snagged land. New growth. Jack ladder at mill. Loading lumber on boat.

[British Columbia. Government Travel Bureau. Photographic Branch] : [miscellaneous footage]

Out-takes?. Seascapes, shoreline and docks [Victoria area?]; Forbes Landing Hotel; logging scenes; boating scenes. Delegation visiting a lumber mill. Hunter butchering a moose carcass and loading it onto a packhorse. Canadian Scottish Regiment on parade and at the opening of the Legislature, 27 October 1936. Man and boy feeding deer. Beacon Hill Park scenes. Man feeding seagulls from deck of ferry.

[British Columbia Ministry of Forests stock shots]

Thie series consists of an extensive collection of stock shots, depicting a wide range of B.C. Forest Service and Ministry of Forests activities and related subjects. Compiled from footage shot for a variety of purposes, the material was retained for potential use as stock footage in BC Forest Service and Ministry of Forests film productions and TV spots. Some footage was also loaned out for TV news use.

Bruce Flanagan fonds

  • PR-2368
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1987

The fonds consists of 161 35 mm colour slides and four large slides predominantly depicting logging camps and equipment in British Columbia, between 1969-1987. The logging camps and locations captured in the slides are: Port McNeill, Rayonier Logging Camp; Jeune Landing, Port Alice; Denham Bay Logging Camp; and Nimpkish Logging Camp.

There are also slides depicting Vancouver, the construction of BC Place in 1982-1983, and Ladysmith.

Flanagan, Bruce

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