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Mclean Steam Powered Sawmill


On My Trip Across Canada in 2001, I Visited McLean Mill BC Vancouver Island, This Is Where The Alberni Pacfic Terminates (See My Other Video ‘Port Alberni Pacific’), It Is The Only Remaning Steam Powered Sawmill In Canada.

6 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - September 5, 2012 at 10:40 pm

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Antique Steam Powered Sawmill


The Briden-Roen Sawmill at the WMSTR Showgrounds in Rollag, Minnesota USA. This is an old commercial sawmill which was in use up into the 1960’s. It is powered by two steam skid engines and one steam tractor. Power is distributed throughout the building via belts, pulleys, and shafts to run the various equipment.

22 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - September 4, 2012 at 10:35 pm

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1940’s Logging and Sawmill Operation in America – “Redwood Saga”


This educational film from 1946 shows the cutting, loading, transportation, mill sawing and finishing operations of the Northern California’s redwood lumber industry. Includes nice scenes of the old logging railways with steam locomotives hauling the massive redwoods to the sawmills.

9 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - June 4, 2012 at 3:40 am

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