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Northwest Logging History
Northwest Logging HistoryVideo Clip (0:56)
Video Clip (0:56)
The Ax Men talk about the history of logging in Oregon and their own family traditions of logging.
Tree-generationVideo Clip (2:17)
Video Clip (2:17)
The Ax Men are logging for the future. Over the years, Oregon loggers have actually increased the amount of tree acreage across the state, ensuring a future for the logging industry.
The Forest Keepers
The Forest KeepersVideo Clip (3:01)
Video Clip (3:01)
The Ax Men work hard to preserve logging sites for future generations.
How to Fell a Tree
How to Fell a TreeVideo Clip (3:13)
Video Clip (3:13)
This job is not for amateurs--the loggers show us the proper techniques on how to safely fell a tree.
Ax Men: Cowboy Up
Ax Men: Cowboy UpVideo Clip (44:11)
Video Clip (44:11)
Big Guns Logging hits one obstacle after another, while Rygaard Logging struggles with a series of accidents. Shelby Stanga is hungry for work, but believes the ghost of his cousin is stalling his progress.
The Science of Wood
The Science of WoodVideo Clip (1:59)
Video Clip (1:59)
From toothpaste to construction, wood is used for numerous of products.
The Image of Loggers
The Image of LoggersVideo Clip (1:50)
Video Clip (1:50)
The loggers explain the history behind their professions.
Logger FamiliesVideo Clip (0:58)
Video Clip (0:58)
See how the family of the ax men feel about them being loggers.
Logger LingoVideo Clip (2:13)
Video Clip (2:13)
What are those loggers talking about? Get the inside scoop on logger lingo.
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