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Free reader ↠ doc Sawdust Trails in the Truckee Basin A History of Lumbering Operations 1856 1936 ´ 9780915641048 ↠ Dick Wilson ì In the mid nineteenth century the Comstock silver strike generated pressure for a timber harvest ofSFollowing the initital surge it took three uarters of a century of continous lumbering before all but remnants of the vast Truckee forests were reduced to stumps and sawdust During that period an estimated seven billion feet of sawtimber and ten million cords of fuel wood were harvested from those timberlands Enough wood if all had been converted to planks and slabs fou

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In the mid nineteenth century the Comstock silver strike generated pressure for a timber harvest of historic proportions and to meet demands for wood by Nevada miners an army of loggers invaded the virgin forests of the nearby Truckee Basin Scores of sawmills sprang up and soon virtually every timbered canyon in the basin reverberated with axe strokes and whining headsaw

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Sawdust Trails in the Truckee Basin A History of Lumbering Operations 1856 1936R inches thick to build a boardwalk thirty feet wide around the earth That harvest of wood provided suare sets to line the stopes of Nevada mines cordwood to feed furnaces of Comstock stamp mills sleepers to bed down hundreds of miles of Central Pacific Railroad fuel to stoke locomotives and building materials for many cities and farms in the treeless expanses of the Wes