Posts Tagged: 1907 Owl’s Head Fire

1907 Owl’s Head Mountain Fire

Pemigewasset Wilderness - Mount Lberty, New Hampshire
1907 Owl's Head Mountain Fire, White Mountains – During the late 1800s and early 1900s, logging activities from railroad logging contributed to a number of forest fires in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Sparks from locomotives were responsible for starting fires along the railroads. And the logging slash (unwanted part of the tree left behind after an area is logged) left on the moun...[Continue reading] ...

1907 Owl’s Head Fire, Pemigewasset Wilderness

1907 Owl's Head Fire - Pemigewasset Wilderness
1907 Owl's Head Fire, Pemigewasset Wilderness - Around August 17th in 1907 a lightning strike ignited a fire on Owls Head Mountain in the Pemigewasset (Pemi) Wilderness of the New Hampshire White Mountains...[Continue reading] ...