These 11 Rare Photos Show New Hampshire’s Logging History Like Never Before

In the early days, New Hampshire was full of a most-needed resource: wood. New Hampshire’s tall trees and rolling forests gave rise to a logging industry that supported the state through much of its early development. Logging wasn’t just an industry – it was a way of life for New Hampshire residents. These 11 historic New Hampshire photos will show the logging industry in a way you’ve never seen.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Love New Hampshire history? Check out these 12 photos of New Hampshire in the 1960s!