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LOGGING & MINING LINKS

http://www.greenspun.com/boohoo/related.tcl?page_id=Taplines

http://www.armstrongblue.com/Articles/hull_oakes.htm

http://www.twrps.com/ccor/loggin.html#benson

http://members.optushome.com.au/jdennis/ng_webex.html

http://www.shaylocomotives.com/

http://www.steaminthewoods.com/

http://loggingmallets.railfan.net/

http://home.att.net/~rail-logger/pickering.html

http://www.hubbardbrook.org/research/gallery/logging_camps/logging_camps.htm

http://www.folkways.org/LibbyFieldSchool/Alger.Roundup/Timeline_photos_text.htm

http://www.littleriverrailroad.org/

http://www.smethporthistory.org/index.htm

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/search.image.html

http://content.lib.washington.edu/clarkkinseyweb/index.html

http://web.telia.com/~u85436044/30inch/index.html

http://www.catskillarchive.com/rrextra/climax.Html

http://www.goldlineproducts.com/PhotosOnCDs.htm

http://www.goldlineproducts.com/id_log_cd.htm

http://www.trainweb.org/nzgearedlocomotives/

http://www.samlindsey.com/Logging/Logging_Pages.asp

http://home.att.net/~rail-logger/pickering.html

http://www.trainweb.org/loggingz/index.html

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wlhba/searchResults.asp?adv=yes&mhd=Industry&shd=Logging

http://www.landolakeshistory.org/images/Gallery1.html

http://www.wvepostcards.com/

http://www.taplines.net/

http://railroad.union.rpi.edu/images/Industries/Lumber/

http://railroad.union.rpi.edu/images/Industries/Coal/

http://www.algersullivan.org/

Historic American Engineering Record-Sawmills

Crowell Lumber Mill, U.S. Highway 165, Longleaf, Rapides Parish, LA
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=hhsheet&fileName=la/la0300/la0333/sheet/browse.db&action=browse&recNum=0&title2=Crowell%20Lumber%20Mill,%20U.S.%20Highway%20165,%20Longleaf,%20Rapides%20Parish,%20LA&displayType=1&maxCols=2&itemLink=D?hh:1:./temp/~ammem_OmjE::

Shaker North Family, Lumber & Grist Mill, Shaker Road, Mount Lebanon, Columbia County, NY
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=hhsheet&fileName=ny/ny0500/ny0540/sheet/browse.db&action=browse&recNum=0&title2=Shaker%20North%20Family,%20Lumber%20%26%20Grist%20Mill,%20Shaker%20Road,%20Mount%20Lebanon,%20Columbia%20County,%20NY&displayType=1&maxCols=2&itemLink=D?hh:2:./temp/~ammem_OmjE::

Aspen Lumber Company Building, 100 West Cooper Street, Aspen, Pitkin County, CO
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=hhsheet&fileName=co/co0100/co0178/sheet/browse.db&action=browse&recNum=0&title2=Aspen%20Lumber%20Company%20Building,%20100%20West%20Cooper%20Street,%20Aspen,%20Pitkin%20County,%20CO&displayType=1&maxCols=2&itemLink=D?hh:3:./temp/~ammem_OmjE::

Meadow River Lumber Company, Highway 60, Rainelle, Greenbrier County, WV
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=hhsheet&fileName=wv/wv0100/wv0151/sheet/browse.db&action=browse&recNum=0&title2=Meadow%20River%20Lumber%20Company,%20Highway%2060,%20Rainelle,%20Greenbrier%20County,%20WV&displayType=1&maxCols=2&itemLink=D?hh:4:./temp/~ammem_OmjE::

Hull-Oakes Lumber Company, 23837 Dawson Road, Monroe, Benton County, OR
(This is the one I believe Walther’s used as a prototype for their Lumber Mill Series)
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=hhsheet&fileName=or/or0400/or0449/sheet/browse.db&action=browse&recNum=0&title2
=Hull-Oakes%20Lumber%20Company,%2023837%20Dawson%20Road,%20Monroe,%20Benton%20
County,%20OR&displayType=1&maxCols=2&itemLink=D?hh:5:./temp/~ammem_OmjE::


http://davecathell.tripod.com/garloco.html

http://www.brian894x4.com/CarltonandCoastRailroad.html

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/4L/

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/modelloggers/

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wslc/

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Don't know why this was not showing up on home page as a post...maybe this will kick it up.

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Heres a fun site from our neighbors to the north.

Life in the Cowichan logging country.

Theres quite a bit here and it makes for good reading. Someinteresting little tidbits regarding the use of trucks and the fact that tires were not tough enough until the inventing of Rayon to take heavy loads.One of the reasons it took trucks as long as it did to take over logging from railroads.

Of course the inventing of the Cat bulldozer for making roads didnt hurt either ;)

http://www.camptocommunity.ca/english/camps/index.html

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Great Links.:cool:

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TALL TIMBER SHORTLINES MAGAZINE.................  ALL SCALES

http://www.osorail.com/

TIMBERTIMES MAGAZINE....................................ALL SCALES

http://www.timbertimes.com/

LIGHT IRON DIGEST.........................................ALL SCALES

http://www.lightirondigest.com/index.htm

NARROW GAUGE & SHORTLINE GAZETTE............ALL SCALES

http://www.ngslgazette.com/

ECHO MOUNTAIN PRODUCTS.........................HO, S, O all, G scales

http://www.echomtn.com/04CAT.htm

RUSTY STUMPS................................................N, HO, S, O all

http://www.rustystumps.com/

NARROW TRACKS & TRAINS............................On30, On3

http://www.ptbo.igs.net/~ntt/nttcat.htm

BACKWOODS MINIATURES....................................S, On30, On3

http://www.backwoodsminiatures.com/

COMSTOCK CAR SHOPS................................N, HO, S, O all

http://www.comstockcarshops.com/shoparrivals.htm

MODEL TECH STUDIOS...............................N, HO, O all

http://www.modeltechstudios.com/index.ihtml

BOULDER VALLEY MODELS...........................On30

http://hometown.aol.com/on30resinkits/index.html

WESTERN SCALE MODELS...........................HO, S, O all , G

http://www.westernscalemodels.com/list_of_products.htm

BANTA MODEL WORKS...............................N, HO, S, O all

http://www.bantamodelworks.com/

SCHOMBERG SCALE MODELS...........................O all, G

http://www.schombergscalemodels.com/index.php

 SAN JUAN CAR COMPANY................................On30, On3, O proto

http://www.sanjuancarco.com/p_truckkits.html

More to come !!!!

 

 

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TURNER MODEL WORKS..................S, Sn3, O, On3, On30, On2, G, Gn3, #1

http://www.turnermodelworks.com/

RIO GRANDE MODELS.............................HO, HOn3, Sn3,On30, On3

http://www.riograndemodels.com/

CACHE CREEK SCALE MODELS................HO,HOn30, HOn3, Sn3, On30

 http://www.loggingcars.com/

OZARK MINIATURES................................G scale G narrow Gauge

http://www.ozarkminiatures.com/newhome.htm

PBL.......................................................Sn3

http://www.p-b-l.com/PBL2002/main-ns.html

PRECISION SCALE....................N, HO, HOn3, S, Sn3, On30, On3, On2,O, Gauge1, 1/2"

http://www.precisionscaleco.com/

TRAIN AND TROOPER...............N, HOn3, HO, Sn2, Sn3, On2, On3, On30

http://www.trainandtrooper.com/

RAILWAY ENGINEERING..........N HO, HOn3, Sn3, On2, On3

http://www.railwayeng.com/

FINESCALE RAILROADER MAGAZINE (Narrow Gauge Annual) O,G and Large scales

http://www.finescalerr.com/

NORTHWEST SHORTLINE..................ALL SCALES

http://www.nwsl.com/

BACHMANN........................................N, HO, On30, G

http://www.Bachmanntrains.com/

BLACKSTONE MODELS (div of soundtraxx)...............HOn3

http://www.blackstonemodels.com/

Sn3 Modeler magazine......................................Sn3

http://www.heimburgerhouse.com/

Mckenzie Iron & Steel/Timberbeast ........................On3, On30, O

Logger Figures,RR figures, Animals Kits,Plan sets

catalog 2.00 email Bill Roy..................   timberbeast@SoftHome.net

tell em Tileguy sent ya ;)

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Great Links Todd. :D :D :D

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Tileguy wrote:
Logger Figures,RR figures, Animals Kits,Plan sets

catalog 2.00 email Bill Roy..................   timberbeast@SoftHome.net

tell em Tileguy sent ya ;)

Hi Todd,

I don't know if you would happen to know, but does he have a supply of engineers and fireman, I would amagine he does logging figures sence it says it, lol!

Thanks

Chris:moose:

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Chris, yes he does (i sent for the catalog and recieved it 3-4 weeks back)

Well worth the couple bucks to know what he has , and lets face it, at 2.00 bills only covering his cost plus postage.

Now precision scales catalogues are a bit more !!! :D

 

Heres another link that is great for your logging and mining RR supply needs.

Particularly in On30, On3 and O scales.

Kieth Wiseman sells on Ebay and many i am sure are familiar with him.

He is also the yahoo group Model Loggers list owner.

His website is here and Kieth has much to offer including professional model building and painting services.

One day I hope he stops in here and says Hi to the group but I know he is a busy man!!!

http://www.locopainter.com/

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A Site with many West Virginia Logging photos!!

http://images.lib.wvu.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=d9069f138f2a5dfefd3229f06d98113b;type=boolean;view=thumbnail;c=wvcp;q1=logging;rgn1=wvcp_all;corig=wvcp;size=20&start=1

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Thx Todd for all the links, where do I take the time to check them all out ? :?

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Here is three more. I'm still trying to check all your links!

 

http://climaxlocomotives.com/sawmills/index.php

http://www.oldengine.org/members/jdunmyer/sawmill/

http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/sawmill/asam.html


 
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Great Links Philip.

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Tileguy,

A good source of HO logging specific figures is the Timberjacks line.  Don't know who the manufacturer is but, a search for Timberjacks in the HO trains category on eBay usually turns up several kits.

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Westfir & Hines Lumber Co On The SP in the cascade region...1923 - 1960's

Looking to emmulate a 30's 40's or even more modern logging operation, heres some inspiration

http://spcascades.railfan.net/westernLumberCo.html

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West Side Lumber Co............need I say More??

http://www.wsrestoration.com/

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Powell River Forestry Museum- BC Canada..Lots of Photo's

http://prforestrymuseum.org/

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Logging Tool Company for pictures of various tools blocks,jacks,chokers,drums, leads, pretty much anything logging related

http://www.opsalsteel.com/

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Try this one out.    http://www.taplines.net/    southeastern Logging from Florida and Georgia.

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Republic Locomotive Works...........................N,Nn3

 

https://www.republiclocomotiveworks.com/

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Found a page of logging in California. Lot of information.

http://www.mendorailhistory.org/index.htm

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I found a great digital book online, "Design of Mine Structures", from 1912:

https://archive.org/details/designminestruc02ketcgoog

A really great reference resource, it has plans and information about various headframes, ore cars, skips, hoist houses, ore bins, coal tipples, etc.

I wish I'd seen this sooner, it would have been very helpful with the headframe I'm currently working on!

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Thanks Ray; interesting book & diagrams - some of the maths looks a bit beyond my level !
The 'Safety Hook' is an exact copy of a patented English type, the Ormerod. Perhaps they didn't patent it in the US (unlikely ?).
I had wondered, but was too polite to say so, why you are modelling a '4 Post' headframe. I know they do exist but always struck me as a strange design considering the uni-directional winding/braking forces involved.

Regards            Michael

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The "four post" part of my model is just the beginning, there's more to it than that. It's very loosely patterned after/inspired by, the headframe of the Desert Queen mine in Tonopah, NV:



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Thanks Ray, I understand what you are planning now.

Looks like the streak of rust across the shed roof has dripped off the winding cable ?.

Regards                   Michael

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The cable that has dripped rust on the hoist house roof isn't the winding cable. I think it's just a guy wire to help stabilize the headframe.

On this old mine the winding cable is hanging slack and is barely visible between the hoist house and mine. BTW, like many of the mines in the Tonopah area, this one used a type of wire rope called "flat rope", which I'm hoping to model on my headframe if I can find a suitable material.

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That's a really cool, compact set up. Looks like there was a lean-to addition over the flat-belt driven air compressor in the foreground.

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Ray, you may find the following photos of mine (pun) of interest as you want to model 'flat rope' winding cable:






Note the shape of the sheave wheel.













The cigarette paper packet measures 2 7/8"  x  1" .

Hope this helps.

Regards                                       Michael 

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See if you can find Chartpac tape for flat rope

Used to be made in all colors and widths, thin mylar with adhesive on one side

Don't know if it is a product of the past, but was used to make bar graphs and the like. Thinnest was 1/64" wide as I recall. Dimensionally stable. We used it for all kind of things at the model shop--but that was in the 60's.

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Thanks for the pics! The sheaves are especially helpful. I've seen plenty of flat rope sheaves in Nevada but most of them have "bicycle" spokes, and I'd much rather model these simpler spokes.

I've ordered some flat, 1/8th inch wide braided kevlar that looks like it may be well-suited for replicating flat rope in 1/24th scale.

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Some simpler sheaves for you Ray:

The first photo (with pigeon)(previous post) is of 6 spoked 'T' shape spokes.

Below photos are  4 spoked 'U' shaped spokes:



 










Hopefully of use to you.

Regards                                                Michael

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You wanted winding sheaves ? :


A combination of multi-spoke & 4 spoke (these are round rope, not flat):








This 4 spoke sheave has axially flat spokes with raised edge flanges :







Above 3 photos taken at the rather dismally named 'Mina Te No Escapara' (no translation required).

Enough of mine winding sheaves, I've got a model railway to try to build !!.

But if you need any further info Ray please just ask.


Regards                                    Michael


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Great pics, thanks! Where is that "mine of no escape"?

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As ever, google knows.

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Hi Ray,

The Mina Te No Escapara is part of the Cabezo de San Cristobal mining district at Mazarron, Murcia, Spain.
Fascinating place, mined from the Bronze Age, through Phoenician & Roman until the 1960's. 2000 yr old Roman stopes still open, accessible & not vandalised.
Ingots dating 700BC found in sunken Phoenician boat in the harbour.

Regards                                       Michael


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