Crew at log dump location with 0-4-0 Ny. El. tank locomotive and flatbed railroad car with logs, Lake Sawyer Lumber Company, ca. 1928
Lake Sawyer Lumber Company was in business ca. 1922 to ca. 1934, headquartered in Issaquah and with logging operations near Kent.A log dump is a section of water where logs are sorted. Logs are easier to sort in the water because they can be pushed around. Generally, they're shipped to a mill from there, via booms hauled by tug boats. Sorting is done according to grade, species, etc.
11 x 14 in.
Silver gelatin, b/w
Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2003