GEORGE’S TALES OF THE WOODS
In January , 2008 I was surfing the web looking for information on a sawmill named Pino Grande located some forty miles east of Auburn, California in the Sierra Nevada. To my delight I found a story by a John Barnhill telling about looking for old railroad bridges in that area. I sent him an e-mail saying I had built bridges up there in the 1930s, and would enjoy writing some stories about working summers in a logging camp for The Michigan-California Lumber Company. He agreed to post these stories on a web site:
If you are interested my stories of laying rail, building bridges, loading logs, and having a good time where we transported logs by narrow gauge rail, pulled by shay locomotives, and all this before chain saws, give this site a look.