Contrasts proper and improper methods of felling trees and carrying hand tools (axes, spades, picks, etc.). Snag (deformed and diseased trees) is felled to illustrate safety principles. Brush is cleared from the area around the snag, a notch is axed in a tree to control the direction of fall, the tree is partially sawed, a wedge is driven into the cut, and the tree is then sawed through.
National Archives Identifier: 7418
Local Identifier: 33.552
Creator(s): Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service. (01/02/1954 - 04/13/1970) (Most Recent)
From: Series : Motion Picture Films, compiled ca. 1915 - ca. 1959
* Record Group 33: Records of the Extension Service, 1888 - 2000
Level of Description: Item
Type(s) of Archival Materials: Moving Images
This item was produced or created: 1938
The creator compiled or maintained the series between: ca. 1915 - ca. 1959
General Note(s): Credits: Director, Don Bennett; narrator, Bill Coyle; photography, W.R. McCarthy; sound, Reuben Ford.
* Contributor: Producer, Civilian Conservation Corps. Made by the Department of Agriculture