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Department of Forestry Records Guide


A helicopter hovers over the 1966 Oxbow fire in Lane County

(Enlarge image) A helicopter hovers over the 1966 Oxbow fire in Lane County. The fire was caused by a faulty spark arrester on road equipment and grew to over 42,000 acres. (Department of Forestry Records, Forest Rehabilitation Program Records, separated photographs from box 17, folder 6, item 5)

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The following sample images illustrate a portion of the wide range of Department of Forestry activities and subjects:

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Animal control effort, ca. 1954
Car motor water pumper, 1935
Cascade Mountains forest view, n.d.
Clear cut forest, ca. 1954
Fanno Mountain lookout station destroyed, ca. 1942
Fire awareness drawing, 1979
Fire reconnaissance plane, ca. 1922
Fire school class, 1940
Forest rehabilitation workers, 1952
Forestry Building drawing, 1961
Heliport, 1966
"Keep Oregon Green" advertisement, 1943
Logging steam locomotive, 1919
Mt.Emily lookout house, ca. 1930
Old growth timber, 1975
Planning Oxbow fire response, 1966
Portable lookout tower, 1965
Road building, 1953
Tank truck for firefighting, 1966
Tillamook Burn area, 1964
Tillamook Burn snags, 1964
Tope Creek Lookout Tower, 1964
Trask Forest Work Camp, ca. 1962-1967
Wartime fire prevention poster, 1942

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