Archive for February, 2016

Eastern Mill Tour – Part 3

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

October 2015 Northwest Pennsylvania The Business of Timber and Logging…and Whiskey! In this entry, we are going to look at some of the behind-the-scenes economics that are quietly whirring away in the background before any tree gets cut down or any log gets sliced up. The forests in the NW region of Pennsylvania are almost […]

Eastern Mill Tour – Part 2

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

October 2015 Northwestern Pennsylvania The Sawyers and the Forest On the second day we traveled out into the forest, onto a privately owned tract of land where Northwest Hardwoods was harvesting maple, cherry, and ash trees. The timber crew that we observed was a three-man operation, which is a typical size, two of which were […]