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Classification Logging
Object ID 2007-03-1507-9
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Photo Archives
Caption Bensen Log Raft in Mendocino Bay
Description An unidentified steam ship with the Bensen Lumber Company log raft in Mendocino Bay.
The raft broke loose at sea and drifted into the bay. It allowed the Mendocino Lumber Company to reopen the mill and saw 3,500,000 board feet of lumber that fall. The mill ran for eight weeks on raft logs.
Date 1938
Print size 9 cm x 6 cm
Credit line Kelley House Photographs
Subjects Logs
Lumber industry
Rafts
Rivers
Ships
Related Publications Mendocino Beacon: 9/24/1938