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Historic Logging Camps, White Mountains

Historical logging camps in the White Mountains. Artifacts at possibly the location of the logging camp site Upper Osceola Camp in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. This camp was part the Mad River log drive.
Mad River Log Drive – Waterville, New Hampshire
 

Historic Logging Camps, White Mountains – Most of this summer season I have been documenting history and culture subjects in the New Hampshire White Mountains. The last few blog articles have been historical in nature so today I am going to continue with this theme and introduce you to the late nineteenth and twentieth century camps of White Mountains logging era.

Some consider the artifacts that remain on National Forest land to be nothing more than junk. But I see them as a window to the past that allows us to, to some extent, see what life was like for the men who worked and lived in the forests of the White Mountains during the twentieth century.

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