River Log Drive

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River drives were a standard way of moving large amounts of cut timber to sawmills during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, prior to the expansion and adoption of railroads and trucks for log transport. This clip is an excerpt from "Timber on the Move: A History of Log Moving Technology," a documentary film from the Forest History Society: http://www.foresthistory.org/Publications/films.html