Logging Conference 2017 

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Free rides were offered in a car behind this historic steam engine on tracks installed by the Timber Heritage Society and the Fort Humboldt State Historical Park on Friday.
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Train engineer John Griffin, of Fortuna, and his dog Baldur ran the free rides behind the steam engine.
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Jim Evans (left), of Sheridan, California, recruited bystanders to help with newly cut wood boards that he cut on the Wood-Mizer band mill he was demonstrating.
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Jason Storey, of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, inspects his chainsaw wood sculpture on Friday before it headed into the final display.
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Friday's high school forestry competition brought out intense concentration in Quinn Hoagland, of Fort Bragg, as she collected tree measurements.
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Getting down from large logging machinery proved to be a lot harder than climbing up for Ryder Breckenridge, of Eureka, on Friday.
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Joel Rink, of McKinleyville, helped train Abram Donham, of Fields Landing, in how to use a Kubota mini-excavator to rearrange a pile of hog fuel (wood chips) on Friday. Rink, director of the logging conference, said working with the mini-excavator donated by Trinity Diesel of Arcata was a new opportunity for kids at the conference.
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Isaiah Hoffman, 8, of Eureka, concentrated on his mini-excavator technique.
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His imagination in gear, Owen Morey, 4, of Eureka, checked out a Kubota tractor on Friday.
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Mark Colp, a chainsaw carver from Lakeport, put the finishing touches on his portrait of a logger on Friday.
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Chunks of red alder awaited the college students from Humboldt State University, U.C. Berkeley and Shasta College in the Lumberjack & Jill demonstrations on Friday.
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Chainsaw sculptor Jason Storey, of Fairfield, Pa., applied some finishing touches to his chainsaw wood sculpture.
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Chainsaw artist Barbara Colp, of Lakeport, worked on her "welcome tree" sculpture.
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HSU forestry major Robert Muma, of McLeod, neared the end of his chopping competition in the Lumberjack & Jill Show.
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HSU Soils and Range Management major Sierra Berry, of Sacramento, handled her end of a two-person crosscut saw in the Lumberjack & Jill Show on Friday.
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Members of forestry clubs from Humboldt State University, U.C. Berkeley and Shasta College participated in a variety of logging-related events in the Lumberjack & Jill Show.
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Anticipating the inevitable, HSU Soils and Range Management major Sierra Berry, of Sacramento, competed in log birling.
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Jacob Lucas, of Bonney Lake, Wash., paused to inspect his "Forest is Alive" chainsaw sculpture, which featured several birds and animals, before it was moved to the display site.
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The logging conference featured a new Show 'N Shine logging truck competition this year.
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Several antique engines used in the logging industry were on display at Redwood Acres as part of the logging conference.
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Photo by Mark Larson
Free rides were offered in a car behind this historic steam engine on tracks installed by the Timber Heritage Society and the Fort Humboldt State Historical Park on Friday.

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