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Karl Blankenship is editor-at-large of the Bay Journal. You can reach him at kblankenship@bayjournal.com.

A recreated logging camp at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum includes this washing shed. Lumbermen, or “woodhicks,” were expected to do their la…

Lumber camps during the late 1800s, like this one reconstructed at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, typically supported about 60 men, including…

A diorama at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum shows a raft used in the early days of the timbering industry to transport logs downstream.

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