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« Back to Northern California, July 1993 National Geographic Magazine

Worker holding a pike pole jumps from log to log in the mill pond. "Company towns" such as Scotia near Eureka developed in 1880s when logging operations built sawmills. Old growth timber is cut in local forests although there are economic and environmental pressures on the industry. Loggers have the second most dangerous job in the U.S.
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Worker holding a pike pole jumps from log to log in the mill pond. "Company towns" such as Scotia near Eureka developed in 1880s when logging operations built sawmills. Old growth timber is cut in local forests although there are economic and environmental pressures on the industry. Loggers have the second most dangerous job in the U.S.
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