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M-407: Missouri Pinewoods Logging and Forestation Scrapbook

Repository: St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Title: Missouri Pinewoods Logging and Forestation Scrapbook

Date: 1903

Extent: 1 scrapbook

Location note: Vault -- vertical files

Language: English 

Abstract: Scrapbook of photographs of logging operations in the pinewood forests of Missouri.

Scope and Content noteThis scrapbook, a gift to Mary Hinchey by cousin A. H. Hinchey, contains annotated photographs of logging operations in the Ozark Mountains pinewoods of Missouri. Photographs show the loggers themselves, skidways filled with felled trees, the rail operation to move the lumber from the camps (including an accident), the waterways of the Missouri pinewoods, camp offices, lumber mills, and other aspects of the lumber work-life.

Tipped into the scrapbook is a small photographic souvenir booklet from 1906 showing logging operation.

Controlled Access Headings:

Geographic Name(s)

  • Missouri


  • Logging
  • Railroads

Conditions Governing Access note: This collection is open for research. 

Conditions Governing Use note: 

Access Restrictions: Some of the material in this collection may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and the judgment of Library staff. Library staff members reserve the right to deny reproduction services for any reason at any time.

Copyright Information: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Fee Services: Fees associated with staff research time, cost recovery in reproductions processing time and materials, and licensing may apply.

Preferred Citation noteThe preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at UM - St. Louis."