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This American film producer produces the highest quality true archive films I have seen from the USA. The basis of all the films is the very considerable footage taken, almost exclusively on 16mm film, assembled by archivist Don Olsen which is assembled, produced and directed by Warren Haack. The material is all from the West Coast of America, and most, but not all, concerns logging, logging railroads and common-carrier railroads which served the logging industry. The film in these DVDs dates from the early 1900s up to the mid 1960s, and most of it is exceptional quality given its age, with good colour where applicable. The logging films show all facets of an extraordinary, and very dangerous, industry, and will be of interest to anyone interested in industrial railways, and also those building any of Kozo Hiraoka’s designs for models of geared locomotives.