Brooklyn Cooperage hoist loads logs onto flatbed rail cars in St. Regis Falls

Steam operated cable log hoist in action loading logs onto flatbed rail car. One man stands atop the log stack, one operates the hoist, and another three are on the ground. The hoist could load one car in 40 minutes. Operations of the Brooklyn Cooperage Company. Written on photo “The Log Loader Loads a Car in 40 Minutes, St. Regis Falls, N.Y.” Photograph by Henry M. Beach. Circa 1910. St. Regis Falls, NY. Courtesy of the Adirondack Experience.

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