Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The tough men of timber: Black and white photos capture the arduous lives of 1800s lumberjacks who felled enormous trees using only hand tools and brute strength

  • Lumberjacks cut down massive trees using only hand tools during the 1800s and beginning of the 20th century 
  • Workers would often pose on the stumps of the trees they fell, with dozens standing and sitting on the remains 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3360407/Black-white-photos-tough-lives-lumberjacks-1800s-early-20th-century-massive-trees-fell.html#ixzz3uPCSCL3b

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