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Back in the ’20s, They Cut Down Trees with Axes While Standing in Canoes

These 1920s loggers were a tough group, to say the least.

Could you imagine cutting down trees with axes from wooden canoes?

Watch as these lumberjacks of the past show us how it’s done without mechanical equipment.

Loggers have always been a tough group. These men and some equally-tough women do a dangerous job. It was even more dangerous when all the work was done by hand.

These loggers did a great job of balancing in those wooden canoes while chopping down huge cypress trees in a Louisiana swamp.

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Back in the ’20s, They Cut Down Trees with Axes While Standing in Canoes