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Paul Bunyan Load

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Paul Bunyan Load thanks to Wayne Nowazek

“September, 1952 This is the famous 'Paul Bunyan Load' that was hauled off highway into Union Lumber Company's plant in Ft. Bragg, Ca. The truck was Roy Stoddard #24, a 1949 Peterbilt 390 Off Hwy. truck with 12 foot bunks that had adjustable 'Rossi Chocks.' The 40 foot logs were 7, 8, and 9 feet in diameter respectively, and the load scaled out at 53,670 feet Spalding! Total gross weight was 421,000 lbs! The driver was Wed Copeland. He had been a bomber pilot in World War Two.”

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History is more or less bunk. - Henry Ford

History develops, art stands still. - E.M. Forster

There is no reason to repeat bad history. - Eleanor Holmes Norton

There is properly no history; only biography. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

That great dust-heap called 'history'. - Augustine Birrell

Live out of your imagination, not your history. - Stephen Covey

History is a vision of God's creation on the move. - Arnold J. Toynbee

History repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

A sweating ovary or a sick prostate explains most history. - Martin H. Fischer

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke

History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living. - Lawrence Durrell

I'm just the smallest dot in a big map of human history. - Ben Casnocha

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. - James A. Baldwin

Study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Winston Churchill

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein

The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know. - Harry S Truman

A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke. - Max Eastman

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. - Thomas Jefferson

In life you have to rely on the past, and that's called history. - Donald Trump

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. - Lord Acton

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it. - John F Kennedy

History has been written not by the most talented but by the most motivated. - Peter Drucker

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Our old history ends with the cross; our new history begins with the resurrection. - Watchman Nee

There's a good reason why nobody studies history. It just teaches you too much. - Noam Chomsky

There has never been a better time in history to be an environmental radiation researcher. - Steven Magee

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

In the whole history of technology it would be difficult to find a greater single advance than this. - L.T.C. Rolt

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is God's Gift. That's why we call it the 'Present.' - Bill Keane

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting. - Dave Barry

Street League Skateboarding is the premier professional skateboarding league in the world, with the biggest prize money in history. - Rob Dyrdek

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard

If we don't know our own history, we will simply have to endure all the same mistakes, sacrifices, and absurdities all over again. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Our history is an inevitable component of our being. One thing only can release us from the grip of our history. That one thing is forgiveness. - Lewis B Smedes

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. - Aldous Huxley

Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. - Stephen Hawking


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