Shaw Bertram Logging Camp - Klamath Falls, Oregon Abt. 1930
Written on the back by my g/uncle Robt. Bryan Gess: "This is the Shay and jammer. They loaded from 16 to 22 cars of logs a day last winter."
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These are very sad photos, my g/uncle Bob was killed shortly after these were taken. Apparently, the jammer broke and the logs rolled over him, crushing and killing him instantly. He was 30 yrs. old.


The reverse side of this one reads: "This is the cook house and bunk house of one of the three camps." I've been told that this bldgs. were collapsible and were easily dismantled for transport to various locations.








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