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Logger trimming logs at Wearyman Creek. Saw is in left foreground.
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The Albert Betz Ranch, Gore Valley, viewed from Gore Creek. Buildings in the background are Fleming's Saw Mill. This is current day Vail, Colorado. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Logging camp up Wearyman Creek.
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Looking at one of the two piles of lumber that were left at Fancy Pass.
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Stump in the snow. The trail where logs have been dragged through the snow is to the right of the stump.
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Buster Beck with a cant hook log roller, positioning cut and trimmed logs into a pile. A piece of lumber is being used as a wedge.
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Logging camp up Wearyman Creek.
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Distant view of the Peterson Creek tramway, used to transport lumber from the Peterson Creek sawmill to the railroad at the bottom of the Eagle River Canyon. The picture was taken from the Champion Mine at Bell's Camp. The steep terrain is testimony to the difficulty in logging in this area.
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Horse used by loggers to pull logs out of the standing timber.
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Frank Robinson checking the conveyor at the lower Sawmill on Wearyman Creek (Warren Brothers & Robinson). Lumber is stacked to the right of Frank. Snow is on the ground.
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From left, Ray tippett, Buster Beck, Bud Beck, and Don Knight, resting on the Holy Cross City Road. Wuinn Beck may be seated just above Buster in the photo [difficult to see].
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An unidentified couple is sitting on Lover's Leap (Battle Mountain) with Red Cliff behind them. Starting at the distant hillside behind the couple, we see Vic Dump Woods. Vic Dump had the contract from the Forest Service to cut timber on that hillside. The white "line" on the hillside, is the skid trail. Horses pulled logs to the skid trail where the logs were then sent down the skid trail. At the bottom of the trail, horses were again used to...
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Jack Beck standing behind a log which the horse is pulling through the snow.