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The Logging Museum owns this photo of a piece of Doc Linebaugh’s equipment.  Six of his loggers are shown on the equipment and we now know the identity of all of them. Furthest left is Ernie Grunder, next Paul Eck, then Clifford West, next to last is Julio Montagner, and last in the bottom row is Roy Armstrong. On top of the tractor is Aga-Pete Rojo. Our thanks to the Bowmans who were finally able to provide us the names. They had to deal with a photo that may not have been too sharp in the first place, was enlarged, has suffered from light exposure, but they got past these obstacles and gave us some names. Click on photo to enlarge.

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Pete Voinich PhotoThis is Pete Voinich who worked for Doc Linebaugh for 20 years and was 100 years old on January 3rd, 2010. He passed away at 102  (Click to enlarge)

When Pete talks about the good old days, he can mean the good really od days. It was a delight for us to have this gentleman as our guest for the afternoon.

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Finally, we have more of our outstanding cookbooks for sale. These cookbooks contain a lot of recipes from old families in Calaveras County, plus a lot of recipes from other great cooks. To find out more or to buy one, click here.

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