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This black and white photographic postcard features a group of men at a machine that cuts large logs mechanically. The man on the left is carrying a cut log over to the log pile in the foreground. Four men are behind the machine. The man on the left is closest to the table saw and is holding the uncut log. The three men to the right of him are watching the process. The man on the right holds a large branch. Handwriting is on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Manhattan (Kan.), Riley County (Kan.), Alma (Kan.), Wabaunsee County (Kan.), Correspondence, Lumber industry, Logs, Woodcutting, Machinery
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Blasing, W. E. and Wertzberger, Walter, "Postcard: Men Cutting and Moving Wood" (1916). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 968.
(sic)How about them poasts you want to hav sharpened or that wood u want 2 hav sawed 20 to 30 inch joint on poast 50 to 60 an hour 90 cents an hour for over 5 hours $1.00 an hour for smaller jobs remember me when U R ready 2 saw. W. E. Blasing Manhattan Kans Walter Wertzberger Alma Kans