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Production rates and costs of cable yarding wood residue from clearcut unitsAuthor(s): Chris B. LeDoux
Source: Forest Products Journal 34(4):55-60
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionWood residue is a little used source of fiber, chips, and fuel because harvest costs are largely unknown. This study calculates incremental production rates and costs for yarding and loading logging residue in clearcut old-growth Douglas-fir/western hemlock forests. Harvest operations were observed for two timber sales in western Oregon. Three different cable yarding machines were used in various configurations: highlead, shotgun skyline ("Flyer"), running skyline, and skyline with haulback.
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CitationLeDoux, Chris B. 1984. Production rates and costs of cable yarding wood residue from clearcut units. Forest Products Journal 34(4):55-60
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