Hauling Logs

As we mentioned in an earlier post, when a tree is chopped down, the work is just beginning. Here we see that after the tree is chopped down, and cut into segments, it must be loaded and hauled to the sawmill. This picture was taken in 1895 in Minnesot...



As we mentioned in an earlier post, when a tree is chopped down, the work is just beginning. Here we see that after the tree is chopped down, and cut into segments, it must be loaded and hauled to the sawmill. This picture was taken in 1895 in Minnesota. I am surprised that these horses do not look very robust. They look a little on the frail side, and I would have expected some big draft horses.