Logging in Sumpter Valley in the early 1900s.
The use of trains to move the logs from the cutting area to the sawmill of Baker City, Oregon.
Descriptions of the many locomotives used in the logging operations of Sumpter Valley, Baker County, Oregon.
The book covers the period 1935 to 1939 and tells about the many families who were involved in the logging operations.
Many of the places discussed are no longer visable since they are now covered by Phillips Lake.