Logging on Vancouver Island's Northwest Coast

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Photo and caption by Angela Smith

A Grapple Yarder sits atop a remote logging setting on the Northwest Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Below the yarder, a young "landing man" or "chaser" is positioned to help the operator on the yarding machine with ground work. The Grapple Yarder uses a system of cable and pulleys to move logs up the hillside to be loaded onto large off-road logging trucks.

Location: Holberg, North Vancouver Island, British Columbia Canada


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