Historic Loads

Hull-Oakes has survived by cutting large diameter Douglas Fir trees for many special projects. Here are a couple of examples (click to get full size):

The entire staff and some family turned out for this 1964 photo. It was shipped to Memphis Tennessee to become the world's longest loveseat at an amusement park.

This shows the loading of 100 ft long stringers in 1959. Three flatbed railcars were used, one to support the wood, and one on each end to act as spacers.

They were shipped to New Jersey.

An 85 foot long picnic table at Avery Park in Corvallis, Oregon. The plaque says Hull-Oakes cut six of them, but I only know of three (Avery Park, Benton County Fairgrounds, and Blogett County Park).

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