Steam-Powered Sawmill Operation

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Blog entry by Jack Barnhill posted 02-02-2011 03:05 AM 3756 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This picture essay of the Hull-Oakes steam-powered sawmill operation located about fifteen miles south of Corvallis, OR was sent to me by a friend. I found it very interesting and thought others may be interested too. I know it requires going to another site but I’m reasonably certain that it’s a safe site.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow --

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#1 posted 02-02-2011 03:12 AM

Interesting tour! GP/LP had a steam mill in Covelo, CA in the 90’s. What a sauna in the summertime.

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#2 posted 02-02-2011 04:30 AM

Very interesting. I would be great to see something like this some day. Thanks for sharing.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 02-02-2011 05:35 AM

Amazing seeing stuff of that scale.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#4 posted 02-02-2011 06:15 AM

Nothing short of amazing!!

Nice to see!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 08-05-2011 04:25 PM

Thought I’d re-bump this up without reposting something new.. The sawmill was featured on Gizmodo on Wednesday and includes video of it in action:

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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