Hull-Oakes Lumber Company: wood, steam and steel

Date:22 February 2013 Tags:,

In operation for more than seven decades, equipped with a 330 kW steam engine, and capable of cutting logs as large as 2,4 metres across, Oregon’s Hull-Oakes Lumber Company is a unique slice of American history. Watch a video of the main saw at Hull-Oakes cutting massive Doug Fir timber at top speed…

Read more about America’s last steam sawmill in PM’s Mar ’13 issue – on sale 25 February.

 

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