The logging business was what got Eatonville up and running. Here are five fabulous shots of logging in the early days and the use of the steam donkey. It looks primitive today, but it was a huge step up from using horses and cattle to drag the logs.
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I’m not sure where in the wood these photos were shot, or the men in them. So, if you recognize anyone please let me know.
Photos courtesy of the Kjelstad family.
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