An Exclusive Reprint of the 1948 Edition of:
For more than a century, iron and wood have intertwined to help build the backbone of this country. Just as wooden crossties supported the explosion of tracks across North America, the railroads provided the foundation for the lumber industry's growth in its heyday. The NMRA® commemorates this proud heritage with its exclusive reprint of Lumber: Manufacture, Conditioning, Grading, Distribution, and Use.
Out of print since 1948, the NMRA® is offering this time-honored classic
originally published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and written by Nelson Courtland Brown, former Professor of Forest Utilization at the New York College of Forestry at Syracuse University. Lumber is the companion volume to Ralph Clement Bryant’s Logging, and features:
A 344-page, 6”x 9” hardcover with dust jacket• NEW foreword by Robert W. “Bob” Brown, editor and publisher of Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette.
Dozens of original B&W photos and illustrations• 11 chapters covering topics of lumber industry history & economics, efficient methods of production, inspecting & grading, pricing & merchandising,
transporting & exporting, and more