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    Author(s): R.B. Gardner
    Date: 1966
    Source: Research Paper NC-7. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Describes a typical logging system used in the Lake and Northeastern States, discusses each step in the operation, and presents a simple method for designing and efficient logging system for such an operation. Points out that a system should always be built around the key piece of equipment, which is usually the skidder. Specific equipment types and their production capabilities and costs are also discussed.

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    Citation

    Gardner, R.B. 1966. Designing efficient logging systems for northern hardwoods using equipment production capabilities and costs. Research Paper NC-7. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    logging systems

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