The Louise Bulker taking on logs that will make the 14-day trip to China where they�ll be used for commercial construction.
Logs wait on the dock of the Port of Olympia about a mile from the state Capitol.
Three loads of logs are lifted consecutively onto deck of the Louise Bulker, already stacked high with timber for China.
Tagged and graded logs that will be sold to China, Japan or South Korea wait for shipment at the Port of Olympia.
Longshoreman checks the logs being loaded into the hold nearest the bridge of the Louise Bulker.
Cranes maneuver three loads of logs onto the deck of the Louise Bulker while longshoremen bring new loads.
A shipboard crane lifts logs bound for China onto the deck of the Louise Bulker with the Capitol in the background.
A longshoreman checks a load of logs as it is hoisted onto the nearly full deck of the Louise Bulker.
Logs bound for China are stacked 20 deep on the deck of the Louise Bulker.
The Louise Bulker at the Port of Olympia tops off a load of some 5.5 million board feet of timber bound for China.