Steam Donkey remains

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Eric Sandbo on July 26, 2009

A donkey engine is a powerful, fixed winch used in logging to drag the cut trees to a central point. This steam donkey exploded in 1923, killing an operator, and effectively ending commercial logging on Cortes Island for decades.

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  • Uploaded on July 26, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Eric Sandbo
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
    • Taken on 2009/07/16 15:50:09
    • Exposure: 0.100s (1/10)
    • Focal Length: 9.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash