sequoia tree logging | Falling the Big Ones, or cutting down a coastal redwood by hand

Sequoia tree logging by hand - amazing and sad all at once

A series of photos from the 1915-era capture lumberjacks working among the redwoods in Humboldt County, California, when tree logging was at its peak. The photos are part of the Humboldt State University Library Special Collections, a series of pictures from northwest California from the 1880s through the 1920s by Swedish photographer A.W. Ericson. This is another part of our history that makes me want to weep. #America

A series of photos from the capture lumberjacks working among the redwoods in Humboldt County, California, when tree logging was at its peak. The photos are part of the Humboldt State University Library Special Collections, a series of pictures f

2,000-year-old roman face cream with visible, ancient fingermarks The contents were so well preserved (you can still see finger marks in the cream) that the team was able to recreate the product from...

Ancient roman makeup - Cosmetic face cream found at a Roman temple in London, UK, century BC. Look at the lid - those are the finger marks the last user made 2000 years ago!

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond, Australia

Flinders Street Station | Culture Victoria Blog site for the Flinders Street Station project

The old water tower clock. The Water Tower Clock, built in 1882 for the original Flinders Street Station, has been on display in Scienceworks’ central arena since

IT IS difficult to imagine today, but only a few decades ago a suburban-style motor accessories store stood at one of the Melbourne CBD’s prime locations.

Melbourne: Photos give a revealing insight into everyday life in Melbourne in the

Title: International Women's Day rally, Melbourne Date: 08 March 1975

This is a black-and-white photograph that shows a group of women and girls marching down a street in Melbourne’s central business district as part of the International Women’s Day rally held on 8 March 1975 during International Women’s Year.

Barunah - Tower House - Preston

The 'haunted house"opposite my kindergarten. Cnr Newcastle and Dundas st Northcote Barunah "Tower House" circa 1892

Chateau Yering, Coldstream, was known originally as Yering Station. It was established in the late 1830s by prominent settlers William Ryrie and his brothers Donald and James. Paul de Castella purchased the property in 1850 and developed it as a successful vineyard. The 1860s homestead complex remains today beneath an overlay of alterations and additions. Now a prestigious hotel and restaurant, the Yering homestead is an unusually planned domestic dwelling which demonstrates a changing…

Chateau Yering, Coldstream, was known originally as Yering Station. It was established in the late 1830s by prominent settlers William Ryrie and his brothers Donald and James. Paul de Castella purchased the property in 1850 and developed it as a successful vineyard. The 1860s homestead complex remains today beneath an overlay of alterations and additions. Now a prestigious hotel and restaurant, the Yering homestead is an unusually planned domestic dwelling which demonstrates a changing…

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