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Re: The 'New' Sumpter Books

April 04, 2017 10:45PM avatar
UnknownIdaho Wrote:
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> J.B.Bane Wrote:
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> > I am not sure of the purpose of those spurs
> but
> > it could be to access decks of logs for reload.
> > These photos are I think from the same website
> > where you got the sketch of the Curry layout.
> > They did indeed stock pile logs at Curry based
> on
> > these photos. I think I have also read that
> they
> > stored these logs there short term so that
> could
> > continue to keep the mill in Baker running
> during
> > the winter or Spring break up when actual
> logging
> > was otherwise shut down. Logs couldn't be
> stored
> > this way too long without drying out and
> > splitting.
>
> Interesting, I guess I missed those pictures....
> They had BIG log decks like that here in Emmett in
> years past for the Boise Cascade mill, I think
> they still have some (away from the road) for our
> new Woodgrain Millwork mill.

Looking back at that website, it looks like the person who drew the map of Curry then might have misplaced the location of the log deck, it would've been where the map says "BOULDER GORGE" and "20M TO BAKER", I think it is fitting in now...
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Russell Courtenay
Idaho, USA
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