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Lumber: Its Manufacture and Distribution - Ralph Clement Bryant

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Lumber: Its Manufacture and Distribution - Ralph Clement Bryant
Posted by railandsail on Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:58 PM

I'm investigating logging subjects to help with developing a logging scene on my new layout. I ran across this book source that goes WAY BEYOND the info I need, but it is a very significant resource.

....a very comprehensive book about Timber,...and its a free download

Lumber: Its Manufacture and Distribution - Ralph Clement Bryant - Google Books
https://books.google.com/books?id=Z1QDAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA171&lpg=PA172&ots=6u7XlPKHD0&dq=Sawmilling+Bryant&hl=en#v=onepage&q=Sawmilling Bryant

 
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Posted by dknelson on Friday, July 26, 2019 11:12 AM

The NMRA has been selling its own reprint of this book for some years now.

https://www.nmrastores.com/Company_Store/product_info.php?products_id=220

Walthers's book on lumber/timber is also a good one; out of print at Walthers but not an uncommon find at swap meets.

https://www.walthers.com/book-trains-tracks-and-tall-timber-hardcover

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Posted by Doughless on Friday, July 26, 2019 11:47 AM

I find that books that combine industries with railroads to be the most interesting.  As modernity advances, these types of books need to keep up, IMO. 

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Posted by doctorwayne on Saturday, July 27, 2019 8:46 AM

Brian, check your PMs, as I've sent you a link to information related to your quest for info on the lumber industry.

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Posted by railandsail on Saturday, July 27, 2019 10:03 AM

I have problems with PM's on this site, as they do not accept Firefox which is what I use all the time. Otherwise I have to jump thru all kinks of other hoops to utilize an alternative internet provider software.

The best way to contact me is thru regular good old traditional email,..
railandsail@gmail.com

Brian

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