[Capping a douglas fir spar tree]

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[Capping a douglas fir spar tree]
Object id: 
LF.38923

B&W photograph depicts a high rigger, Charlie Koski, capping a douglas fir spar tree.

Hand written caption on the back of original 10" x 8" print mounted on board reads: "Highrigger was Charlie Koski.  Douglas fir approximately 215 ft. high. Capilano Timber Co. Ltd. North Vancouver, B.C. Copyright photograph 1918 (taken about 1914)."

Hand written caption on the back of the original 9.5" x 5.5" print mounted on board reads: "1914 'Capping of a Spartree"  Hight [sic] 215 ft. Location: logging operation of Capilano Timber Co. Ltd. North Vancouver, B.C. Highrigger was Charlie Koski."

Woman pictured in the original 8.5" x 6.5" print scanned has been rubbed out in the other prints and negatives.

Date: 
[1914 -1918]
Source: 
Landauer, Barbara
Creator: 
Frank, Leonard
Studio: 
Leonard Frank Photos Studio