Forest – timber and tar

A countless amount of cultural history and heritage could be included in the Central Ostrobothnian forest theme. On the Genius Loci website, particular attention is paid to tar burning and export, household use of forest resources, and timber floating. The ‘small railroad of Eskola’ (Eskolan Pikkurata), a forest railroad built for timber transport, is well covered on the website. This forest railroad was in use for over 40 years, providing employment for hundreds of people every year.

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