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Hull-Oakes Lumber Company, 23837 Dawson Road, Monroe, Benton County, OR



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B&W Photos

HB1001923
General View Of Site From Water Tower Hill South Of Complex

HB1001924
General View Of Site From East Over Lumber Yard.

HB1001925
General View Of Site From West

HB1001926
General View Of Site From North West.

HB1001927
General View Of Main Building From North East

HB1001928
View To East From Top Of Chip Hoppers

HB1001929
General View Of Planer And Shipping Complex From East End Of Main Mill Building

HB1001930
North Wall Of Planer And Shipping Building.

HB1001931
Oblique View Of Shipping Building From North East.

HB1001932
General View From South West

HB1001933
General View From South East Of Green Chain And East End Of Main Building To Right

HB1001934
Wigwam, Close View From East.

HB1001935
General View Of Wigwam.

HB1001936
A Frame, Log Dump, View From East.

HB1001937
Steam Plant, East Elevation.

HB1001938
Steam Plant, North West Elevation.

HB1001939
Debarker Building, South East Elevation.

HB1001940
Roof Support Detail Over Carriage Ways And Log Feed Deck, West End Of Main Mill Building

HB1001941
Mill Office South Elevation.

HB1001942
Ralph Hull's Office, South East Corner Of Main Office.

HB1001943
Log Turner With Steam Cylinder And Linkage

HB1001944
View Of Debarker From Log In-feed Deck

HB1001945
View Of Structural Detail Above Log Deck And Carriage Ways

HB1001946
Carriage Drive, Carriage, Head Rig Looking West From Interior Of Main Building

HB1001947
Head Rig, South View.

HB1001948
Edger, In-feed View From West.

HB1001949
Edger Out-feed View From North East

HB1001950
Edger From Catwalk

HB1001951
Resaw, East View.

HB1001952
Jump Rolls; Re-saw Return Roll Case

HB1001953
View Of Resaw From Attic

HB1001954
Trim Saws In Background, View From South West

HB1001955
Interior View Looking West In Main Building From Cant Roll Case Immediately West Of Beam Saw

HB1001956
Beam Hoist And Cut-off Saw Detail, East End Of Main Building.

HB1001957
Beam Saw Detail From East.

HB1001958
General View Of East End Of Main Building, Beam Saw At Center

HB1001959
General View Of Green Chain From South

HB1001960
East View Of Shipping Building

HB1001961
Planer In-feed, View From East.

HB1001962
Planer, Right Side

HB1001963
Planer Knife Grinding Shop

HB1001964
North Elevation Upper Water Tank, Located Immediately South Of Mill Complex On Hill Above Site.

HB1001965
Fire Box Doors, Lower Level Of Steam Plant.

HB1001966
Boiler

HB1001967
Steam Engine, General View From South West.

HB1001968
Carriage Drive Steam Engine From East

HB1001969
Steam Cylinder To Log Cradle

HB1001970
Aerial View Of Hull Lumber Co., Inc

HB1001971
Aerial View Of Hull Lumber Co., Inc

HB1001972
Aerial View Of Hull-oakes Lumber Co

HB1001973
Aerial View Of Hull-oakes Lumber Co

HB1001974
A View Of W.j

HB1001975
View Of The W.j

HB1001976
Construction Of The Main Floor And Supports For Ralph Hull Lumber Co

HB1001977
View Of Steam-operated Log Hoist To Put In Coming Logs Into Ralph Hull Lumber Co

HB1001978
Looking West At Concrete Tunnel Divering Log Pond Outflow Away From Sawmill Supports

HB1001979
Reconstruction Of Back End Of Hull-oakes Lumber Co

HB1001980
Looking West At East End Of Lumber-storage Shed As Two Forklifts Carry Stack Of Longest Timbers Cut By Hull-oakes Lumber Co

HB1001981
A Young Ralph Hull With Dog And Cat In Front Of Family Home In Dawson


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Item Title


Location
23837 Dawson Road, Monroe, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-89
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N459).
Significance: The Hull-Oakes Lumber Co. is a rare, operating, steam-powered sawmill processing large-diameter Douglas fir trees.

Subjects
Planing Mills
Sawmills


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF SITE FROM WATER TOWER HILL SOUTH OF COMPLEX. (1992)
2. GENERAL VIEW OF SITE FROM EAST OVER LUMBER YARD.
3. GENERAL VIEW OF SITE FROM WEST. 'A' FRAME AND DEBARKER BUILDING AT LEFT OF IMAGE, WIGWAM BURNER ON RIGHT.
4. GENERAL VIEW OF SITE FROM NORTH WEST.
5. GENERAL VIEW OF MAIN BUILDING FROM NORTH EAST. GREEN CHAIN IS AT LEFT OF MAIN STRUCTURE. CHIP HOPPERS TO RIGHT.
6. VIEW TO EAST FROM TOP OF CHIP HOPPERS. MAIN BUILDING IN MIDDLE GROUND, PLANER AND SHIPPING BUILDINGS IN BACKGROUND.
7. GENERAL VIEW OF PLANER AND SHIPPING COMPLEX FROM EAST END OF MAIN MILL BUILDING. NOTE TIMBER ROLL CASE AND BEAM HOIST IN FOREGROUND.
8. NORTH WALL OF PLANER AND SHIPPING BUILDING.
9. OBLIQUE VIEW OF SHIPPING BUILDING FROM NORTH EAST.
10. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTH WEST. CHIPPER AT LEFT, STEAM PLANT AT RIGHT. NOTE STEAM EXHAUSTS IN ROOF; LEFT IS MAIN ENGINE, RIGHT IS CARRIAGE DRIVE ENGINE.
11. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTH EAST OF GREEN CHAIN AND EAST END OF MAIN BUILDING TO RIGHT. NOTE PLANER SHAVINGS PIPE TO STEAM PLANT AND SUPPORT THROUGH GREEN CHAIN ROOF.
12. WIGWAM, CLOSE VIEW FROM EAST.
13. GENERAL VIEW OF WIGWAM.
14. A FRAME, LOG DUMP, VIEW FROM EAST.
15. STEAM PLANT, EAST ELEVATION.
16. STEAM PLANT, NORTH WEST ELEVATION.
17. DEBARKER BUILDING, SOUTH EAST ELEVATION.
18. ROOF SUPPORT DETAIL OVER CARRIAGE WAYS AND LOG FEED DECK, WEST END OF MAIN MILL BUILDING. ALSO SEE OR-89-23.
19. MILL OFFICE SOUTH ELEVATION.
20. RALPH HULL'S OFFICE, SOUTH EAST CORNER OF MAIN OFFICE.
21. LOG TURNER WITH STEAM CYLINDER AND LINKAGE. LOG CRADLE SHAFT AND ARM IN UPPER PART OF PHOTOGRAPH.
22. VIEW OF DEBARKER FROM LOG IN-FEED DECK. NOTE ROOF SUPPORT OVER CARRIAGE AND LOG IN-FEED DECK IN UPPER RIGHT. (SEE OR-89-18 AND OR-89-23 FOR RELATED ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS.)
23. VIEW OF STRUCTURAL DETAIL ABOVE LOG DECK AND CARRIAGE WAYS. (SEE OR-89-22 AND OR-89-18 FOR RELATED VIEWS.)
24. CARRIAGE DRIVE, CARRIAGE, HEAD RIG LOOKING WEST FROM INTERIOR OF MAIN BUILDING. NOTE CABLE DRIVE DRUM AND FLY WHEELS OF CARRIAGE DRIVE STEAM ENGINE IN FOREGROUND.
25. HEAD RIG, SOUTH VIEW.
26. EDGER, IN-FEED VIEW FROM WEST.
27. EDGER OUT-FEED VIEW FROM NORTH EAST. NOTE EDGER DRIVE BELT PULLEYS TO RIGHT OF EDGER, DRIVEN BY SHAFT IN LOWER LEVEL.
28. EDGER FROM CATWALK. NOTE FLAT BELT DRIVE PULLEYS ON FAR SIDE OF EDGER AND ROLL CASE LAYOUT.
29. RESAW, EAST VIEW.
30. JUMP ROLLS; RE-SAW RETURN ROLL CASE. RE-SAW IN BACKGROUND CENTER. GREEN CHAIN IN FOREGROUND.
31. VIEW OF RESAW FROM ATTIC. STEPS TO TRIM SAW OPERATOR'S STATION AT LEFT OF PHOTOGRAPH.
32. TRIM SAWS IN BACKGROUND, VIEW FROM SOUTH WEST. NOTE WASTE CONVEYOR IN FOREGROUND, CANT ROLL CASE TO BEAM SAW, THEN ROLL CASE FROM EDGER IN MIDDLE GROUND.
33. INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING WEST IN MAIN BUILDING FROM CANT ROLL CASE IMMEDIATELY WEST OF BEAM SAW. NOTE RE-SAW AT LEFT OF ROLL CASE, TRIM SAW OPERATOR'S STATION JUST TO RIGHT OF ROLL CASE, AND TRIM SAWS AT RIGHT MIDDLE GROUND. HEAD RIG IS IN BACKGROUND DOWN ROLL CASE IN CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPH.
34. BEAM HOIST AND CUT-OFF SAW DETAIL, EAST END OF MAIN BUILDING.
35. BEAM SAW DETAIL FROM EAST.
36. GENERAL VIEW OF EAST END OF MAIN BUILDING, BEAM SAW AT CENTER. NOTE STRADDLE CARRIER AT LEFT OF PHOTOGRAPH.
37. GENERAL VIEW OF GREEN CHAIN FROM SOUTH. TIMBER HOIST IN FOREGROUND.
38. EAST VIEW OF SHIPPING BUILDING. NOTE FORK LIFT LOADING RAIL CAR AT RIGHT OF IMAGE.
39. PLANER IN-FEED, VIEW FROM EAST.
40. PLANER, RIGHT SIDE. (SOUTH).
41. PLANER KNIFE GRINDING SHOP. VIEW EAST FROM DOORWAY.
42. NORTH ELEVATION UPPER WATER TANK, LOCATED IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF MILL COMPLEX ON HILL ABOVE SITE.
43. FIRE BOX DOORS, LOWER LEVEL OF STEAM PLANT.
44. BOILER. WATER LEVEL SIGHT-GLASS TO RIGHT OF BOILER.
45. STEAM ENGINE, GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTH WEST.
46. CARRIAGE DRIVE STEAM ENGINE FROM EAST. NOTE CABLE DRIVE AT TOP OF FRAME.
47. STEAM CYLINDER TO LOG CRADLE. (ALSO SEE OR-89-21).
48. AERIAL VIEW OF HULL LUMBER CO., INC. LOOKING EAST TO WEST AND CAPTURING I.P. MILLER LUMBER CO. AT WEST END OF MILL POND. PHOTOGRAPHER: WESTERN WAYS, INC. CORVALLIS, OREGON. DATE: 1949. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
49. AERIAL VIEW OF HULL LUMBER CO., INC. LOOKING FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. NOTE OPEN BURNING AREA LOWER RIGHT. PHOTOGRAPHER: WESTERN WAYS, INC. CORVALLIS, OREGON. DATE: 1951. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
50. AERIAL VIEW OF HULL-OAKES LUMBER CO. LOOKING FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. NOTE WIGWAM REFUSE BURNER LOWER RIGHT. PHOTOGRAPHER: WESTERN WAYS, INC. CORVALLIS, OREGON. DATE: 1955. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
51. AERIAL VIEW OF HULL-OAKES LUMBER CO. LOOKING FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST SHOWING COMPLETED BUILDING MODIFICATIONS TO ACCOMMODATE NEW STEAM-ENGINE, BAND SAW AND SAW-FILING ROOM AND RECONSTRUCTION OF BACK END OF MAIN SAWMILL. PHOTOGRAPHER: WESTERN WAYS, INC. CORVALLIS, OREGON. DATE: 1957. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
52. A VIEW OF W.J. MILLER SAWMILL, LOOKING WEST TO EAST, AND SHOWING LOCATION OF BOILER HOUSE AND PLANER BUILDING BEFORE PLANER BUILDING AND BOILER HOUSE FOR HULL TO INCORPORATE INTO HIS SAWMILL COMPLETED IN 1939. PHOTOGRAPHER: UNKNOWN. DATE: 1934. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
53. VIEW OF THE W.J. MILLER SAWMILL IN DAWSON AFTER FIRE DESTROYED THE MILL 1936. PHOTOGRAPH SHOWS SOME REMAINING STRUCTURES LOOKING EAST TO WEST ON SITE. LOCOMOTIVE WAS USED TO DELIVER LOGS TO I.P. MILLER SAWMILL AT WEST END OF MILL POND. BELOW LARGE BUILDING ARE TWO BAYS WHERE HOG FUEL WAS LOADED ONTO RAILROAD CARS. ON RIGHT SIDE OF LARGE STORAGE AREA. CENTER BUILDING ALONG RAILROAD IS BLACKSMITH SHOP. STRUCTURES WERE LATER TORN DOWN. PHOTOGRAPHER: UNKNOWN. DATE: 1938. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
54. CONSTRUCTION OF THE MAIN FLOOR AND SUPPORTS FOR RALPH HULL LUMBER CO. SAWMILL. PHOTOGRAPHER: UNKNOWN. DATE: 1938. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
55. VIEW OF STEAM-OPERATED LOG HOIST TO PUT IN COMING LOGS INTO RALPH HULL LUMBER CO. LOG POND. PHOTOGRAPHER: UNKNOWN. DATE: 1942. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
56. LOOKING WEST AT CONCRETE TUNNEL DIVERING LOG POND OUTFLOW AWAY FROM SAWMILL SUPPORTS. PHOTOGRAPHER: UNKNOWN. DATE: 1954. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
57. RECONSTRUCTION OF BACK END OF HULL-OAKES LUMBER CO. SAWMILL. PHOTOGRAPHER: UNKNOWN. DATE: 1956. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
58. LOOKING WEST AT EAST END OF LUMBER-STORAGE SHED AS TWO FORKLIFTS CARRY STACK OF LONGEST TIMBERS CUT BY HULL-OAKES LUMBER CO. PHOTOGRAPHER: UNKNOWN. DATE: 1959. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
59. A YOUNG RALPH HULL WITH DOG AND CAT IN FRONT OF FAMILY HOME IN DAWSON. PHOTOGRAPHER: UNKNOWN. DATE: 1939. COURTESY OF RALPH HULL.
GENERAL VIEW OF SITE FROM EAST OVER LUMBER YARD.
GENERAL VIEW OF SITE FROM WEST. AA@ FRAME AND DEBARKER BUILDING AT LEFT OF IMAGE, WIGWAM BURNER ON RIGHT.
GENERAL VIEW OF MAIN BUILDING FROM NORTH EAST. GREEN CHAIN IS AT LEFT OF MAIN STRUCTURE. CHIP HOPPERS TO RIGHT.
SHIPPING BUILDING.
WIGWAM, CLOSE VIEW FROM EAST.
STEAM PLANT.
MAIN MILL BUILDING.
VIEW OF DEBARKER FROM LOG IN-FEED DECK. NOTE ROOF SUPPORT OVER CARRIAGE AND LOG IN-FEED DECK IN UPPER RIGHT. (SEE OR-89-18 AND OR-89-23 FOR RELATED ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS.)
VIEW OF STRUCTURAL DETAIL ABOVE LOG DECK AND CARRIAGE WAYS. (SEE OR-89-22 AND OR-89-18 FOR RELATED VIEWS.)
FIRE BOX DOORS, LOWER LEVEL OF STEAM PLANT.
CARRIAGE DRIVE STEAM ENGINE FROM EAST. NOTE CABLE DRIVE AT TOP OF FRAME.
ELEVATION, OFFICE BUILDING.


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