Fun Fact: Finkbine Double Line Skidder

Finkbine Double Line Skidder
Finkbine Double Line Skidder

Finkbine was known for being innovative in the use of technology to improve production.  Skidders were huge winches with long cables. These cables were attached to logs, and the winches dragged them to the railhead. Innovations like these cut logging costs and allowed for year-round operations.


Photo: Personal archives of Brax H. Batson

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Old Firehouse Museum Wiggins

This is the public website for the Old Firehouse Museum, the official museum for Wiggins and Stone County, Mississippi,