Re: Summer Reading List


On 7/31/2022 11:22 AM, Randy T wrote:
At the Fern Ridge messabout I mentioned that I was reading Engines Afloat (vol I and II) by Stan Grayson and John K. suggested  Internal Fire: The Internal-Combustion Engine 1673-1900 by C. Lyle Cummins.
I enjoyed Lyle Cummin's about his dad, Clessie, and the history of his involvement with the development of Diesel engines -- The Diesel Odyssey of Clessie Cummins:

Handloggers by W. H. Jackson and Ethel Dassow tells the story of Bill ‘Handlogger” Jackson in the first half of the 20th century.
A fine account of industrial logging in the early 20th century is Big Sam:

John <jkohnen@...>
The trouble with the school of experience is that the graduates are too old to go to work. (Henry Ford)

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