U.S. 310th Engineers operate saw mill at Archangel, Russia during the Allied North Russia Intervention of World War I
Arkhangelsk Russia Date:1918, September Duration:1 min 30 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Battalion of the U.S. 310th Engineers operate a sawmill at Archangel (Arkhangelsk) Russia, during the Allied North Russia Intervention (AKA the Polar Bear Expedition) in World War 1. Rafts of logs floating in the River Divina, near a saw mill in Archangel. Workers maneuver the logs to a ramp at the mill. Inside, the logs pass through giant saws and are cut into lumber. Boards sliding out of the mill to the ground below, where workers load them onto horse carts and drag them back into a large storage area filled with stacked lumber. U.S. Army soldiers inspect the operations, among the working villagers. [Footage from the United States Army 85th Division, 339th Infantry, American Expeditionary Force North Russia, participating as part of the Triple Entente forces, in the so-called "Polar Bear Expedition." Two thirds of the soldiers were from Michigan.] (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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