American Logging All-Stars

Clockwise from top: 1) Shed Scott of the Great Northern Paper Co., described by some experts as the world’s greatest scaler (estimating the volume of lumber). 2) John H. Hinman, a New England logger. Made International Paper the biggest paper company in the world. 3) John Ross, the most famous river man in the world. 4) Albert Lewis (jigger) Johnson, one of the most famous camp bosses in New England. 5) Winfield Schoppe, one of the great names in logging on the Upper Connecticut in northern New Hampshire. 6) Dan Bosse, greatest river man in the North Country.  6) The lumber camp cook. 7) John Peavey in 1857 invented the tool that bears his name and that revolutionized the logging industry – “The Peavey Hook”.

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