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    Author(s): James T. Bones; John K., Jr. Sherwood
    Date: 1972
    Source: Resour. Bull. NE-27. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 34p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    The 1969 survey of the wood-product industry showed that, since the 1964 survey in Pennsylvania: Veneer log production was down 27 percent to 15 million board feet. Total roundwood output was down 1 percent to 148.9 million cubic feet. Cooperage log production was up 52 percent to nearly 10 million board feet. Sawlog production was down less than 0.5 percent to 543 million board feet, while number of operating sawmills dropped from 999 to 684. Mine timber production was down 6 percent to nearly 6 million cubic feet. Puplwood production was up 8 percent to 622 thousand cords. Combined production for other products such as posts, bat and handle stock, and miscellaneous dimension stock was down 63 percent to 2.5 million cubic feet.

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    Bones, James T.; Sherwood, John K., Jr. 1972. Primary wood-product industries of Pennsylvania - 1969. Resour. Bull. NE-27. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 34p.

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