TITLE

Family Tradition

AUTHOR(S)
Lane, Heather
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Southern Loggin' Times;Jun2013, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Florahome, Florida-based family running business of the Varnes family that knows logging business for past 50 years. It informs that Varnes Logging Inc. is owned and operated James Varnes and the business was started on January 1, 1965. It informs that the family has acquired three new Caterpillar machines including a 559 loader, 553C feller-buncher, and 535C skidder for increased logging business.
ACCESSION #
88094037

 

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