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3 edition of Gyppo logger found in the catalog.

Gyppo logger

Margaret Elley Felt

Gyppo logger

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Published by Caxton Printers in Caldwell, Idaho .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Felts family,
  • Lumbering -- Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret Elley Felt ; Illustrated with photographs by Gus Pasquarella ; jacket design by Andy Bodin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination315 p., [17] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13582389M
    OCLC/WorldCa22008996

    Felt's first (and by far the best) book; this about her husband's experiences as a logger in Washington during the s and s. This is Felt's self-published reprint of .


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Margaret Gyppo logger book Felt’s autobiographical Gyppo Logger, originally published intells a story almost universally overlooked in the history of the logging industry: the emergence of family-based, independent contract or "gyppo" loggers in the post-World War II timber economy, and the crucial role of women within that economy.

For seven years Margaret Felt was her /5(4). Margaret Elley Felt's autobiographical Gyppo Logger, originally published intells a story almost universally overlooked in the history of the logging industry: the emergence of family-based, independent contract or "gyppo" loggers in the post-World War II timber economy, and the crucial role of women within that economy/5.

Margaret Elley Felt s autobiographical Gyppo Logger, originally published intells a story almost universally overlooked in the history of the logging industry: the emergence of family-based, independent contract or "gyppo" loggers in the post-World War II timber economy, and the crucial role of women within that economy/5(4).

Margaret Elley Felt’s autobiographical Gyppo Logger, originally published intells a story almost universally overlooked in the history of the logging industry: the emergence of family-based, independent contract or "gyppo" loggers in the post-World War II timber economy Pages:   Margaret Elley Felt's autobiographical Gyppo Logger, originally published intells a story almost universally overlooked in the history of the logging industry: the emergence of family-based, independent contract or "gyppo" loggers in the post-World War II timber economy, and the crucial role of women within that economy/5(4).

Gyppo logger. [Margaret Elley Felt] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Elley Felt. Find more information about: Cooks and more cooks -- Life of a wife of a gyppo -- Stormy Thanksgiving -- The gyppo\'s ingenuity and the gyppo\'s wife -- \"An eye for an eye\" -- Of death and taxes -- The gyppo photographer -- The last.

Margaret Elley Felt s autobiographical Gyppo Logger, originally published intells a story almost universally overlooked in the history of the logging industry: the emergence of family-based, independent contract or "gyppo" loggers in the post-World War II timber economy, and the crucial role of women within that economy.

Gyppo -ˈjipō/ – a logging contractor, a private operator, a logger who operates on a small budget a nd typically gleans the ti mberlands already cut by larger companies. Between and there were five big gyppos or logging contractors who worked for the Cascade Lumber Company that began as horse loggers.

They qualified as being “big” not only by their size and. Margaret Elley Felt is the author of thirteen books in addition to Gyppo Logger.

She has contributed to popular magazines including National Wildlife and Parents Magazine, and was an editor and public information officer for several Washington State agencies. Release Lady Loggers and Gyppo Wives: Women and Northwest Logging. By Walls, Robert E. Read preview. in a book, Gyppo Logger.

After her husband retired from logging, Margaret Felt's proficiency as a writer led to a job with the Washington Department of Natural Resources, where in her work as a public relations officer she produced several books on Cited by: 1. Martin Nygaard, an old time Oregon gyppo logger, is also featured in the book because of his years of work in the Salmon Creek area of Naselle The book focuses on both photographs and stories of loggers, logging companies and logging equipment.

All are important because while photos give one image, the stories of those who lived b. The traditions of gyppo life—like much of Northwest logging culture—include a wealth of jokes and anecdotes, cautionary tales, songs, poetry, material art forms, and hunting lore, much of which was expressed in the pages of publications such as Loggers World, created in by Finley Hays explicitly for the interests of contract loggers.

This is the Original Hardcover book "GYPPO LOGGER" by MARGARET ELLEY FELT. This page gem tells the story of family logging in Western Washington State. Lots of nice photos accompany the text.

This is in very clean condition. It does have a salutation written on the inside cover and the rubber stamping of a former Rating: % positive. Publisher Synopsis "Gyppo Logger demonstrates how gyppo wives remade the formerly masculine terrain of logging through their unpaid but vital.

A glibly written personal account by the wife of an independent, small businessman of the lumber industry— a ""gyppo logger"". The book provides an in-depth look at the history of large-scale logging operations as well as small logging outfits that have harvested first-growth timber, then second-growth, and now third-growth trees in this area of the state.

are detailed, but one of the more interesting chapters looks at the "gyppo loggers" -- small independent firms. Margaret Elley Felt’s autobiographical Gyppo Logger, originally published intells a story almost universally overlooked in the history of the logging industry: the.

an article for the Saturday Evening Post and then, inin a book, Gyppo Logger. After her husband retired from logging, Margaret Felt's proficiency as a writer led to a job with the Washington Department of Natural Resources, where in her work as a public relations officer she produced several books on the state's role in sustainable forestry.

Retired gyppo logger lives the good life on Toy Farm By JON HAHN, SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST Published pm PDT, Wednesday, J A gyppo or gypo logger is a logger who runs or works for a small-scale logging operation that is independent from an established sawmill or lumber company.

The gyppo system is one of two main patterns of historical organization of logging labor in the Pacific Northwest United States, the other being the "company logger". Gyppo loggers were originally condemned by the Industrial.

A gyppo logger (sometimes spelled "gypo logger") is a lumberjack who runs or works for a small scale logging operation that is independent from an established sawmill or lumber company. The gyppo system is one of two main patterns of the organization of logging labor in the Pacific Northwest, the other being the "company logger.".

I was born in Lewiston, Idaho, inand one week later, I returned with my mother to our small line-shack on Orofino Creek, where my father worked as a gyppo logger. The majority of my childhood was spent with my younger brother, Greg, in the isolated settlements and cedar camps along the North Fork of Idahos Clearwater River/5.

Margaret Elley Felt’s autobiographical Gyppo Logger, originally published intells a story almost universally overlooked in the history of the logging industry: the emergence of family-based, independent contract or gyppo loggers in the post-World War II Author: Hazel Heckman. The most recent incarnation of that pioneering spirit can clearly be found amongst that small scruffy segment of the forest products industry colloquially known as the “gyppo loggers”.

Gyppo logging usually refers to a small, independent “outfit” of lumbermen that have contracted out the harvesting of timber. Gyppo Logger (Book): Felt, Margaret Elley. Libraries closed through at least May 4 - All Library locations and book drops are closed until at least May dates are extended until we reopen, so please keep your Library materials for now.

Gyppo loggers were generally characterized by their entrepreneurial ambition. As Margaret Elley Felt—the wife of a contract logger who usually worked alongside her husband—once quipped, the gyppo had a “virus of independence in his veins.” They were widely respected for.

Bill Newton, a gyppo logger desperate for work and a place to hide, has come to Temple Grove for the money to be made from the timber. There to stop him is Paul, a young Makah environmentalist who will break the law to save the trees.

A dangerous chase into the wilds of Olympic National Park ensues, revealing a long-hidden secret that Pages: Bookseller (CA) Bookseller Inventory # G Title Gyppo Logger Author Felt, Margaret Elley Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - FineBook Edition: First Edition.

Gyppo Logger, by Margaret Felt Timber Country, by Earl Roberge includes a chapter on Potlatch Forest's log drive down the North Fork of the Clearwater.

My dad spent some time on that drive himself. Timber Country Revisited, also by Roberge There is also a book on Weyerhaeuser's Vail and Pe Ell operations, by Jim Barrett, published by Oso.

The name Gyppo stands strong as a term for an independent logger and later translated to an independent lifestyle of the Humboldt hills. Travel to the last sleepy beach town on California’s Redwood Coast. If your passing through on a road trip or live in Northern California we invite you to take the day trip out to California's most remote.

Forrest Fenn the Gypsy. In my reading I came across the term "Gyppo" Logger. Being curious as I am, I decided to try and find out what that means.

but was also referred to Gypsies. The earliest use in the west was a book about two amateur explorers of the head-waters of the Frasier River.

The used the term as follows: "The tote. And it’s the suspenseful story of what happens when Paul discovers a gyppo logger threatening the majestic trees that he has committed himself to saving.

This is a book about redemption, place, identity, and roots. It’s about the collision of worlds. It’s about the ways in. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of Gyppo logger, Yacolt. the forest that would not die, Not a Cloud In the Sky, Gyppo Logger (Columbia Northwest Classics), The enterprising Mister Murray, Pacific Northwest logger, The enterprising Mister Murray, Capitol Forest. Deep in the heart of Washington State's Olympic Peninsula lies Temple Grove, one of the last stands of ancient Douglas fir not protected from logging.

Bill Newton, a gyppo logger desperate for work and a place to hide, has come to Temple Grove for the money to be made from the timber. There to stop him is Paul, a young Makah environmentalist who will. Give 'er Snoose: A Study of Kin and Work Among Gyppo Loggers of the Pacific Northwest David H.

Williamson Catholic University of America, - Ethnology - pages. Bertroch also contributed a chapter on Elochoman Camp and Pentilla penned chapters on Crown-Zellerbach at Cathlamet, Weyerhaeuser's Grays River operation, gyppo loggers. Apr 5, - Explore srm's board "Old logging photos" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Old photos, Big tree and Logging equipment pins. It is hard to name an erstwhile stumprancher or gyppo logger between Cape Caution and Point Atkinson that he doesn't have an anecdote about, usually a good one. It is hard to name an activity from homesteading to steam logging to police work 'to, pleasure boating and mountain climbing that he wasn't personally deeply involved in/5(9).

I just finished his magnum opus "Sometimes a Great Notion" which was an excellent read set (and written) in the early 's around a labor union dispute with a family of gyppo loggers in Oregon.

The book features multiple pipe smoking characters, including a couple scenes with said characters smoking their pipes upside down in the rain.

Flannel Friday. In the same sprit as the craft beer industry, A Gyppo logging operation was small and self-reliant. The Gyppo logger was reckless and daring and did what they had to get the job done. We want to celebrate that spirit with a staple of Pacific Northwest lumberjack, the flanneEnd date:.

Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in good condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN: Seller Inventory.Reviews “Robin Cody populates his wonderful essays with compelling Northwest characters so vigorous and colorful they might have stepped from the pages of a Kesey novel.

Here are gyppo loggers, roughstock rodeo riders, tramp miners, and hogline fishermen.UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses.