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Castle Rock Exhibit Hall 147 Front Street NW Castle Rock, WA

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Stop by the Castle Rock Exhibit Hall to see the current exhibit on logging and its champions. Castle Rock, and nearby Toutle have produced an incredible number of nationally known logging champions, including Hap Johnson and Paul Searls.

Johnson was a tree-topping champion for nearly two decades, all-around best logger for four years and axe-throwing champion for three years. He was best known for his stand-in roll for John Wayne in North to Alaska. He also demonstrated his skills on many national television programs.

Toutle’s Paul Searls was a champion log bucker for 30 years and was featured on TV shows such as You Asked for It. Other area logging champions include Dwight Carpenter and Larry and Ron Downing.

The Exhibit Hall is located at 147 Front Avenue NW in Castle Rock. Please call 360.274.6603 for current hours and directions if needed.

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created November 26, 2012

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