Henry Suderman Sr. Logging Truck Collection

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Logging Truck Collection

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S&S Trucking Company Log Hauling
Here is my Dad beside a 1939 Ford which he drove for a while. Here is a picture of the same 1939 ford after it was painted. That's Dad and big sis standing on the back of the truck. This picture was taken at Sardis, BC in 1941. Here is Mom and big sis standing beside one of the trucks that Dad drove. This picture was taken at Sardis, BC in 1941.
Here is a yarder pulling some logs. This picture was taken on Promentory Hill near Sardis, BC in 1941. Here is a pile of logs with family and relatives standing on the pile. This picture was taken on Promentory Hill near Sardis, BC in 1941. Here is a 1941 Chev logging truck that Dad drove for a while. This picture was taken on Promentory Hill near Sardis, BC in 1941.
1941 Chev truck that Dad drove, taken in Sardis, BC in 1941. Here is a single large log that Dad hauled by their home at the time. The picture was taken in Sardis, BC in 1941. Here is Mom and big sis standing behind another large single log load. The picture was taken at Sardis, BC in 1941.
Here are some pictures of a 39 Ford logging truck that Dad drove. One day while negotiating a hair-pin turn, the large single log rolled over the "cheese block" on the bunk and the log pulled the trailer and truck over. This picture was taken on Elk Mountain near Chilliwack, BC. Dad received these pictures from his friend Harvey Webb.
Here is a picture of a 39 Ford logging truck that Dad drove for a while.
Here are a couple of shots of a dozer pulling a donkey near Vedder Crossing, BC in 1942. Here is picture of Dad and big sis standing on top of a Mack BX that Dad also drove. The picture was taken at Sardis, BC in 1941.
Here is another picture of Dad and big sis on the Mack BX. Here is Mom and big sis standing in front of the Mack BX. This picture was taken at Jones Lake, BC, which is southwest of Hope, BC. The picture was taken in 1943. Here is Dad behind the wheel of the Mack BX. he is just getting ready to haul this load out of the bush. The picture was taken at Jones Lake, BC in 1942.
Here are some pictures of a Mack BX pulling a donkey throught the bush near Jones Lake, BC in 1943.
I recently was told that these pictures of S&S logging pictures were available on eBay. I bid on them and won the bid.
Mack BX on one of the plank bridge in the Vedder mountains One of the logging roads in the Vedder Mountains.
Here is Dad behind the wheel of the Mack BX, pulling a load of logs. The picture was taken at Jones Lake, BC in 1942. The company eventually bought some Hayes trucks in 1944. This picture was taken at Jones Lake, BC. Here is one of the Hayes logging trucks that Dad drove. Here are Mom and big sis posing by the Hayes beside Jones Lake in 1944.
Another one of the Hayes loggers taken in 1944. Here is Dad sitting on the fender of the Hayes beside Jones Lake in 1944. Here is one of the Hayes trucks being loaded.
Here are some shots taken around the Jones Lake logging show in 1944.
Here is some of the donkey crew taken at Jones Lake in 1944. Here is a picture of some of the cabins at the Jones Lake logging camp. Here is a mechanic working on one of the wheels of the Mack BX logging trucks.
Here is a photo taken at a remote area showing an abandoned Jones Lake ambulance. Photo by Kevin.



Decco-Walton Logging Company
This company had the contract to clear the trees in the area of Ross Lake. The trees were cleared so that the dam could be built at the south end of Ross Lake for Seattle City Light.
Here is one of Decco-Walton's diesel Kenworths trucks driving through Hope, BC in a parade. Here is a closer picture of the Kenworth diesel. Here is one of the Kenworth trucks with a Hall-Scott engine taken at Camp 5.
Kenworth truck with Hall-Scott engine. Another picture of the same Kenworth but notice the light mounted above the grill. A loaded Hall-Scott powered Kenworth.
The winters were brutal at Camp 5. Those are the Kenworth logging trucks in the background covered in snow. Here are pictures of a load of logs being lifted off one of the Kenworth logging trucks in 1947.
     
Silver Skagit Kenworth #25 flipped over on Ross Lake Road by one of the narrow bridges. These photos by Andy Craig and given to my Dad, Henry Suderman Sr.
     
     



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