This little loggie's in Snoqualmie...
... and this little loggie's in Poulsbo.
once majestic Douglas Firs are now logs. What were once logs are
now lumber -- after processing through the Packard Saw Mill. And
what was once lumber are now buildings, homes, offices, hotels,
restaurants, and bars. Having grown up in the Pacific Northwest,
David Lynch is fascinated with the area's logging industry (you may
recall that Blue Velvet was set in Lumberton -- more like Lynch's
Spokane than Seattle or places in Western Washington).
The big log
that appears in the opening credits sequence for the Twin Peaks
premiere (later omitted in the shorter, series credits) is alongside the
road near Snoqualmie. The log near which Laura Palmer's body is
discovered, wrapped in plastic, is on the beach in front of the Kiana
Lodge near Poulsbo.
themselves are corpses. And they hide secrets. Some are more
watchful than others. And some, like that belonging to the Log
Lady, do not judge.
Log lady makes her entrance (in the pilot episode), flicking the lights
and shooshing Twin Peaks citizens at a town meeting.
Cooper: Who's the lady with the log?
Sheriff Truman: People call her the Log Lady.
course, Laura Palmer's secret diary is not only written on paper made
from logs but is, itself, a log of the last fateful days of her
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