Earliest chain saw action

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Earliest chain saw action
Object id: 
LF.39220

B&W photograph depicts two men felling a tree in a forest using a chain saw.

Hand written caption on back of original 10" x 8" reads, "'Earliest chainsaw action.' Bloedel Stewart & Welch Ltd. Franklin River, Vancouver Island 1941. On demand safety helmets retouched in." In original 10" x 8" print the men's hats have been turned into helmets.

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