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Paul Bunyan Load

Logging in the good old days

Paul Bunyan Load thanks to Wayne Nowazek

“September, 1952 This is the famous 'Paul Bunyan Load' that was hauled off highway into Union Lumber Company's plant in Ft. Bragg, Ca. The truck was Roy Stoddard #24, a 1949 Peterbilt 390 Off Hwy. truck with 12 foot bunks that had adjustable 'Rossi Chocks.' The 40 foot logs were 7, 8, and 9 feet in diameter respectively, and the load scaled out at 53,670 feet Spalding! Total gross weight was 421,000 lbs! The driver was Wed Copeland. He had been a bomber pilot in World War Two.”

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We cannot escape history. - Abraham Lincoln

Well-behaved women never make history. - Maria Shriver

What is history but a fable agreed upon? - Napoleon Bonaparte

History is philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow

History doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes. - Will Rogers

If you think you have it tough, read history books. - Bill Maher

The main thing is to make history, not to write it. - Otto von Bismarck

There is no record in history of a happy philosopher. - H L Mencken

If history repeats itself, I am so getting a dinosaur! - Unknown

History is a vision of God's creation on the move. - Arnold J. Toynbee

History repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

History books that contain no lies are extremely dull. - Anatole France

History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme a lot. - Mark Twain

You have to look at history as an evolution of society. - Jean Chretien

I'm just the smallest dot in a big map of human history. - Ben Casnocha

U.S. history - that's part of your whole American heresy. - Archie Bunker

Study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Winston Churchill

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided. - Konrad Adenauer

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein

I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monsters. - John Keats

In life you have to rely on the past, and that's called history. - Donald Trump

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history. - Fiona Shaw

All of history is fused with His meaning because history is HIS-story. - Ravi Zacharias

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it. - John F Kennedy

I love hockey because of the respect for history and for the game itself. - George Vecsey

There has never been a better time in history to be an environmental radiation researcher. - Steven Magee

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon

In the whole history of technology it would be difficult to find a greater single advance than this. - L.T.C. Rolt

We're at a point in history where everyone needs to pay attention to politics. Too much is at stake for us to be apathetic. - Kevin Costner

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history. - Renata Adler

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

God created us for love, for union, for forgiveness and compassion and, yet, that has not been our storyline. That has not been our history. - Richard Rohr

I know of no other man in our time, or indeed in recent history, who so convincingly demonstrated the power of the spirit over material things. - Stafford Cripps

History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that. - Malcolm Muggeridge

Peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country with a simple oath, we affirm old traditions, and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush

The simple act of opening a bottle of wine has brought more happiness to the human race than all the collective governments in the history of earth. - Jim Harrison

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell

Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. - Stephen Hawking


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