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The Lumber River: Environment, Culture and Ecology By Franz X. Bogner & Andrew N. Ash
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The Lumber River is a blackwater coastal stream found in southeastern North Carolina. It meanders through five North Carolina counties on its way to its junction with the Little Pee Dee River in... More > South Carolina. Along its one-hundred-and-thirty-mile course, its exceptionally high quality water flows unimpeded while providing a natural habitat for plants, animals, and people. In a collaborative effort, science educator and photographer Franz Bogner and ecologist Andrew Ash tell the fascinating story of the history and ecological challenges of the Lumber River region. While tracing the geography of the river’s watershed as well as its rich cultural history that includes Native Americans, European settlers, African slaves, and modern inhabitants, Bogner and Ash describe the life that relies on the river’s ecosystem, disclose potential threats, and share interesting facts. Incorporated within the text are captivating photographs that reveal the river’s beauty and diverse occupants that call it home.< Less
The Lumber River: Environment, Culture and Ecology By Franz X. Bogner & Andrew N Ash
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The Lumber River is a blackwater coastal stream found in southeastern North Carolina. It meanders through five North Carolina counties on its way to its junction with the Little Pee Dee River in... More > South Carolina. Along its one-hundred-and-thirty-mile course, its exceptionally high quality water flows unimpeded while providing a natural habitat for plants, animals, and people. In a collaborative effort, science educator and photographer Franz Bogner and ecologist Andrew Ash tell the fascinating story of the history and ecological challenges of the Lumber River region. While tracing the geography of the river’s watershed as well as its rich cultural history that includes Native Americans, European settlers, African slaves, and modern inhabitants, Bogner and Ash describe the life that relies on the river’s ecosystem, disclose potential threats, and share interesting facts. Incorporated within the text are captivating photographs that reveal the river’s beauty and diverse occupants that call it home. .< Less
Timber Rafting on the Delaware River By Henry Skirbst
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The landscape and history of the Delaware River was greatly influenced by timber rafting. Long forgotten today, this industry once dominated the river and the surrounding area.
Robeson County, N.C. - Road, Bridge, and Mill Records (1833-1924) By Stewart Dunaway
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Robeson County Road, Bridge, and Mill Records contain a very nice collection of county records, although nothing from the 18th century. Robeson County was formed in 1787, from Bladen County. Blade... More > was a very old and massive territory with an undefined western boundary. Unfortunately, Bladen road records were not preserved from its early 18th century era either. Robeson County was never subdivided. Despite these records being rather modern, this is a nice collection of roads, bridges, and mills.Robeson has a nice collection of records with a folder of bridge records (1833-1897) many road records (1835-1924) and a small collection of mill records (1835-1911). This county interfaces with many other counties (including S.C.) defining an excellent road route necessary for commercial and personal needs.< Less
Mendocino: A 19th Century Village by the Sea By Janet Ashford
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The village of Mendocino, California is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and by Mendocino Headlands State Park and welcomes the visitor not only to a friendly small town but to an historic district... More > filled with unique examples of 19th-century architecture, charming shops and bed-and-breakfast inns, art galleries and spas, gourmet restaurants, two history museums, and the renowned Mendocino Art Center—all surrounded by the natural beauty of grassy headlands, rocky shores and redwood forests. This guide includes photos and information on the most important sites plus a map and walking tour.< Less
Mendocino: A 19th Century Village by the Sea By Janet Ashford
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The village of Mendocino, California is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and by Mendocino Headlands State Park and welcomes the visitor not only to a friendly small town but to an historic district... More > filled with unique examples of 19th-century architecture, charming shops and bed-and-breakfast inns, art galleries and spas, gourmet restaurants, two history museums, and the renowned Mendocino Art Center—all surrounded by the natural beauty of grassy headlands, rocky shores and redwood forests. This guide includes photos and information on the most important sites plus a map and walking tour.< Less
A Long View By Patty Jacobs
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In Patty Keller Jacobs memoir, A Long View, she writes of her family’s role in early Longview, Washington, history, growing up in a lumber town surrounded by rivers and distant mountains, and... More > her life in Oregon after marriage.< Less
The Last Train from Elkland By Doug McGuinn
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THE LAST TRAIN FROM ELKLAND is a brief history of Elkland (present-day Todd), North Carolina, and the surrounding northwestern North Carolina mountain communities, including Bowie (present-day... More > Fleetwood), West Riverside (present-day Brownwood), and Yuma (present-day Deep Gap). Not only is THE LAST TRAIN FROM ELKLAND a history of four northwestern North Carolina mountain communities, it is also about two railroads that operated in and around these communities: the Virginia-Carolina, also known as the “Virginia Creeper,” and the Deep Gap Tie and Lumber Company’s railroad, whose former Hassinger Lumber Company’s Shay logging locomotive operated alongside Gap Creek, from Deep Gap, in Watauga County, to the South Fork of the New River, near Fleetwood, in Ashe County, a distance of only about five miles.< Less
The Last Train from Elkland By Doug McGuinn
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THE LAST TRAIN FROM ELKLAND is a brief history of Elkland (present-day Todd), North Carolina, and the surrounding northwestern North Carolina mountain communities, including Bowie (present-day... More > Fleetwood), West Riverside (present-day Brownwood), and Yuma (present-day Deep Gap). Not only is THE LAST TRAIN FROM ELKLAND a history of four northwestern North Carolina mountain communities, it is also about two railroads that operated in and around these communities: the Virginia-Carolina, also known as the “Virginia Creeper,” and the Deep Gap Tie and Lumber Company’s railroad, whose former Hassinger Lumber Company’s Shay logging locomotive operated alongside Gap Creek, from Deep Gap, in Watauga County, to the South Fork of the New River, near Fleetwood, in Ashe County, a distance of only about five miles.< Less
The Laurel Fork Railway of Carter County, Tennessee By Doug McGuinn
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"To hell with the ET&WNC, we'll start our own railroad!" Those words were spoken in anger by Lewis Gasteinger, general manager of the newly formed Pittsburgh Lumber Company in Carter... More > County, Tennessee, to William Flinn, president of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania construction firm of Booth & Flinn, which had recently, in 1909, purchased 12,00 acres of virgin-timber land in the Dennis Cove area of northeastern Tennessee. The lumber company needed a way to take the finished wood to market. They approached a local railroad called the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina (aka "Tweetsie"), seeking to build a spur from the firm's sawmill, located about one-half mile east of the Carter County village of Hampton. No satisfactory arrangement, however, could be agreed upon. So the Pittsburgh Lumber Company decided to build its own railroad. Incorporated in April 1910, the railroad ran from Elizabethton to Laban, Tennessee, a distance of 14.9 miles, the mainline mostly following the Laurel Fork of the Doe River.< Less

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