Long Leaf in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
This shop-built yarding outfit on a Ford F6 truck was a very adaptable logging aid. It traveled at truck speeds on the highways and was quick and easy to set up and take down.
It could pull logs from any direction up to 500 feet. It was used for heavy lifting and towing, and could stack and load logs onto trucks or railroad cars.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 31° 0.278′ N, 92° 33.492′ W. Marker is in Long Leaf, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker can be reached from Long Leaf Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Longleaf LA 71448, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lumber Transfer (here, next to this marker); "Jitney" (a few steps from this marker); Straddle Truck (a few steps from this marker); Dry Kilns, Old & New (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Long Leaf Sawmill (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Long Leaf Sawmill (about 500 feet away); a different Long Leaf Sawmill (about 500 feet away); The Commissary (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Leaf.
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Southern Forest Heritage Museum, Admission required.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2019.