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[People in Lumberyard]

Description: Photograph of a group of children playing in large puddle in the middle of a lumberyard. A large stack of lumber is to the left and several adults are on a car in the puddle to the right, with several more standing to the side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum


Description: Patent for a log-carrier with an improved construction from a previous patent (No. 539,380). Improvements include a change in "the angle of strain of the draft-chain as the lever approaches the horizontal position...when the load is elevated" (lines 34-37). It also maintains "a uniform leverage without the use of guide-rollers or other means" (lines 54-56), and balances the sliding tongue so that "the team is relieved of the weight thereof" (line 62).
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Carroll, Joseph Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a simple and durable lumber truck that is "arranged to conveniently load and carry lumber to and from kilns and other places" (lines 9-11). It has double flanged wheels in independent frames that are connected by crossbars.
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: Dodge, Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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