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Author Name:    HALLOCK, Richard M.

Title:   Pick Up Sticks : A History of the Intercoastal Lumber Trade. First Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    Cordillera Publishing Company, Vancouver, BC, 1995, ISBN:9781895590159 

Seller ID:   109928

HALLOCK, Richard M. Pick Up Sticks : A History of the Intercoastal Lumber Trade. Vancouver, B.C. : Cordillera Publishing Company, (1995). First Edition. Pp (8),1-670,(2). Tables and b&w photos throughout. 4to, green hardcovers, gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Vassall Forrester. Chapters : 1. From Pilgrim to Panama - The Early Years - New England, the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern Canada; 2.The Early Years - The South Atlantic, the Gulf, and the Mid-West; 3. The Early Years - The Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, and the Opening of the Panama Canal - The End of an Era; 4. Lumber Ports and Terminals of New England; 5. Lumber Ports and Terminals of the New York Metropolitan Area and the Hudson Valley; 6. Lumber Ports and Terminals of the Delaware Valley and Chesapeake Bay; 7. Lumber Ports and Terminals of the South Atlantic; 8. Lumber Ports and Terminals of the Gulf and Caribbean; 9. Lumber Ports and Terminals of the U.S. West Coast; 10. Lumber Ports and Terminals of British Columbia; 11. U.S. Producers, Shippers, and Distributors of Cargo Lumber Based in the West; 12. U.S. Producers, Shippers, and Distributors of Cargo Lumber Based in the East; 13. Canadian Producers, Shippers, and Distributors of Cargo Lumber Based in British Columbia; 14. The Independent Wholesaler - His Part in the Distribution Chain; 15. -Intercoastal Carriers of American Lumber Based on the West Coast; 16. Intercoastal Carriers of American Lumber Based on the East Coast and Gulf; 17. Intercoastal Carriers of Canadian Lumber; 18. Steamship Agents; 19. Stevedoring Contractors oftbe Intercoastal Lumber Trade on the East and Gulf Coasts; 20. Stevedoring Contractors of the Lumber Trade Operating on tbe West Coast; 21. Waterfron t Unions - Their Part in the Development of the Cargo Lumber Trade; 22. Other Modes of Transportation for Lumber - The Barge and tbe Railroad; 23. Ships, Stowage, and Handling Methods - Changes Over the Years; 24. Overages, Shortages and Damages - Cargo Insurance; 25. The Development of Associationsin the Trade - Governmental Regulations and Restrictions; 26. The Struggle for Free Trade; 27. The Future of the Intercoastal Cargo Lumber Trade. Wit h Postscript. Some faint spotting to fore-edge, else very good in dustjacket. 60.00


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