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Splitting Logs for Firewood

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of two unidentified men splitting logs for firewood using a large piece of machinery that is reminiscent of an automobile. One man is sitting in the vehicle while the other man is standing behind it. Beside the standing man is a tree of which only the trunk is visible. A pile of wood sits in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Steam Skidder and Crew]

Description: Photograph of a Southern Pine Lumber Company steam skidder and crew. Tongs at the ends of the skidder's cables were attached to cut logs and dragged to the railroad right of way where they would later be loaded onto rail cars.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Partner: The History Center

[Man Working on Log House Construction]

Description: Color photograph of a man carving out the corner of a log house, which he is helping to construct as a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is using an axe. Another man sits on the adjacent corner of the unfinished structure. The shingled roof of a nearby structure is visible in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Log Cabin Construction]

Description: Color photograph of two women constructing a log cabin at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman on the left strips bark off a narrow wood log, the woman on the right holds it in place for her. Several more wood logs are scattered on the ground nearby.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Chopping Wood for Log Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of a man chopping wood for the log kitchen construction at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Shirtless and standing on a log, the man is chopping the piece of wood with an axe.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of a log house mid-construction at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A large group of people are gathered either to watch or to participate. On the left, several logs are laid out on the ground. On the right the house's walls are nearly complete. Directly behind the construction is a shingled, wooden building.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of two people carving the bark off of a log that will be used for constructing a log house as part of a live demonstration at the 7th Texas Folklife Festival. Festival attendees stand around them to watch.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of a few men at work on constructing a log house for a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two men are working with axes on the corners of the house. Several people are scattered around, watching the men work. A shingled wooden structure is visible in the background; a small sign that reads "Log House" hangs from its roof.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections