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
Image source: [Unknown]. 1947. Topping a West Coast Hemlock. MacMillan Bloedel Limited fonds. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Library.
Image source: Twidle, H. Log train at Galt landing. 1917. Peter Anderson fonds. University of British Columbia Library.