Boardman Poplar farm and Sawmill

Boardman Poplar Farm
Loading off the road trucks
Boardman Poplar Farm
One log off the butt cut to 8"
Boardman Poplar Farm
Another truck
Boardman Poplar Farm
Tops for pulpwood come in separately from logs
Boardman Poplar Farm
Unloading pulpwood
Boardman Poplar Farm
Barking and chop saw line
Boardman Poplar Farm
logs headed for the mill
Boardman Poplar Farm
A cant headed for the resaw
Boardman Poplar Farm
Pulling the junk which drops in the hole in the middle of the chain
Boardman Poplar Farm
Lumber headed for the trim saw
Boardman Poplar Farm
finished product
Boardman Poplar Farm
Baby squares
Boardman Poplar Farm

Featured here is a hybrid poplar farming operation located near Boardman, Oregon where irrigation makes poplar growing in what would otherwise be a desert possible. The forest appears to be owned by GreenWood Resources, and the mill operated by a branch of the Collins companies of of Lakeview, OR.

GreenWood Tree Farm Fund (GTFF) is a 35,000 acre tree farm and hardwood sawmill complex located in the Pacific Northwestern United States. GTFF is operated by GreenWood Resources, Inc. (GWR) as the investment and property manager. The Collins Companies manages the sawmill and markets the lumber under the brand of Pacific AlbusĀ®, which refers to hybrid poplar varieties developed by GWR.

- - Updated 12/18/2012
- - Updated 11/11/2012