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February 1, 2013

Two-person chainsaw

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Two-person chainsaw

Reed-Prentice “Timberhog B” model two-person chainsaw used by members of the Minnesota Forestry Service during the 1940s. The air-cooled, single-piston, two-cycle engine; fuel tank; chain oiling tank; automatic clutch assembly and drive gears all comprise one box-shaped unit. A metal “cap” and tubular handle covers the end of the cutter bar and is a “Helper’s End Assembly” so that two people facing each other can operate the saw.

For details, view the chainsaw in our online collections database.

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