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Philip (Pete) Jackson Collection, People, Page 1

Philip (Pete) Jackson is the son of a prominent Sunshine Coast logging company owner Lawrence (Al) S. Jackson and his wife Charlotte. Pete was born in 1931 and brought up in Wilson Creek. He worked for the family company Burns and Jackson, later Jackson Brothers, at Wilson Creek and in various logging camps around the Sunshine Coast, up Jervis and Toba Inlets, Vancouver Island and the Central Coast of BC.

L.S. Jackson under the name "Al" wrote articles titled "A Logger's Tales" for the local newspaper in the early 1950s.

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1960s -- Jackson Brothers Logging slack line crew at Wilson Creek. On left (in shirt sleeves) is Alan Jackson. Back row: (second from left) Pete Jackson, (on right) Mike Jackson.

Photographer unknown. Photo courtesy Pete Jackson.


1965 -- Minnie Sohlberg pictured holding puppy. Minnie worked for Jackson Brothers Logging, keeping an eye on one of their camps in Jervis Inlet near Deserted Bay.

Photographer unknown. Photo courtesy Pete Jackson.


1940s -- Yarder used in dumping ground by Jackson Brothers. On left is arch which was pulled by caterpillar tractor (tractor is to the left, out of picture). Pictured is Jimmy Rusk.

Photographer unknown. Photo courtesy Pete Jackson.


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