Blasting a log into pieces at Hare Creek

Hare Creek is just south of Fort Bragg. Based on my exploration there is nothing “historical” there now. In 1880 Hare Creek environs were being logged by the Caspar Lumber Company. The ONLY reason I know this is this photo which turned up in the inbox:

Blasting a log into pieces

Blasting a log into pieces

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