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Sawing Wood, Any Way You Can

car buzz saw

Regular contributor David Babcock sent in two great photographs showing how wood was cut back in the day. The first photo shows a car (possibly a Dodge, judging by the shape of the rear fender where it meets the running board) powering a buzz saw, with the car on blocks and a belt running, it appears, from the inside of the left rear wheel to the saw. The second photo shows a family sawing winter wood. David identifies the engine as an early Galloway.

David Babcock; 3491 E. Deckerville Rd., Cass City, MI 48726

Sawing wood