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Introduction

This research guide concerns the history of the forestry industry in British Columbia and highlights relevant resources available through the UBC Library and Special Collections which include records from forestry companies, individuals from forestry companies, individuals important to the development of the industry and associations or organizations relevant to the industry.


First logs in boom, low tide.

From Capilano Timber Company Collection, RBSC

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Image source: [Unknown]. 1947. Topping a West Coast Hemlock. MacMillan Bloedel Limited fonds. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Library.

Image source: [Creator unknown]. [1908?]. [Illegible] Capilano Canyon, North Vancouver. Capilano Timber Company fonds. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Library.

Image source: Twidle, H. Log train at Galt landing1917. Peter Anderson fonds. University of British Columbia Library.

Image source: [Unknown photographer]. Falling a Douglas fir with a two-man saw[1949-1950]. MacMillan Bloedel Limited fonds. University of British Columbia Library.

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