I've long been a fan of Shorpy and the awesome pictures posted there. In fact, I respect their work well enough that I'm not even going to download and post their image. Yes, they are that awesome. So if you aren't familiar with the site, go check it out and subscribe for your daily dose of nostalgia.
Meanwhile, here's two photos of old school lumberjacks getting the job done.
A Big Load (click to view full size)
I'm a Lumberjack (click to view full size)