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269 Highway 20
Box 726
Bella Coola, B.C.
V0T 1C0

Phone: 250-799-5767
(June-September)

Phone: 250-982-2130
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Historic Theme Pages

Chain Saws

History of Logging

  • The first gas powered chain saw was patented by A. Stihl in 1929.

History of Logging

  • This 1940’s model of chain saw weighed approximately 50 lbs. and was operated by two men.

History of Logging

  • This 2000’s model of chain saw has a 48 inch bar and weighs approximately 20-30 lbs.

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