Twitching logs out of woods, Norway, 1939

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A worker directs a horse to "twitch" or pull a salvage log from the forest to a landing site near Norway, Maine.

The activities depicted were part of the salvage logging process conducted by the Northeastern Timber Salvage Administration in the aftermath of the New England Hurricane of 1938.

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