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"This quiz deals with some trivia questions on the early logging industry and the trees associated with the industry in the western United States. Have fun."
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In 1869, the Northern Pacific Railroad sent Samuel Wilkeson west to inspect the company's proposed rail route from Minnesota to Washington Territory.
What are the three mountain ranges that comprise the Pacific Slope forest range?
Coast, Cascade, and Rockies
Sierra Nevada, Sierra Madres, and Coast.
Cascade, Sierra Nevada, and Sierra Madres
Coast, Cascade, and Sierra Nevada
Which of the following trees is found only in the state of California?
Port Orford Cedar
Who is credited with discovery of the Douglas Fir?
Which of the following is a member of the "deciduous" family of trees?
Western Red Cedar
Logger's Lingo. What is meant by the term "Woodsman's bed roll or pack"?
Single Handed Saw
Two Man Saw
Logger's Lingo. What is meant by "second and final cut" in felling a tree?
Logger's Lingo. What is a log that lodged in a river or stream in such a way that it caused a jam during a log drive?
This man owned the sawmill in California where gold was discovered in 1848.
In 1875 a San Francisco newspaper heralded these two men as the "lumber kings of the Pacific Coast".
Henry Yesler and Juan de Fuca
Cyrus Walker and William Talbot
William Talbot and Andrew Pope
Andrew Pope and Cyrus Walker
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