Crew with donkey engine on moving car, Connacher Lumber Company, Vernonia, ca. 1933
The Connacher Logging Company had headquarters in Portland, Oregon and its main camp in Vernonia in Washington County. Vernonia was named for Vernona, the daughter of an early settler of the town. In 1925, lumberman Peter A. Connacher bought the property of the Beaver Creek Logging company in Vernonia and changed the name of the company to the Connacher Logging Company. Connacher died in 1940 at 80 years of age.
11 x 14 in.
Silver gelatin, b/w
Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 1000XL at 100 ppi in grayscale. Resized using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 so that the long dimension was either 768 pixels horizontal or 600 pixels vertical, then saved in JPEG format at quality rating 3. 2012