"Villagers gather Wood much faster."—In-game description
Log Flume is a technology in Age of Empires III that can be researched by European civilizations at the Market once the Colonial Age is reached and Gang Saw is researched. Once researched, it allows Settlers, Coureurs des Bois, and Settler Wagons to gather wood 20% faster. Circular Saw is the further upgrade of this technology.
Log Flume should be researched if the player is planning on an economic strategy that involves using a lot of wood, such as a British longbow/pike strategy.
See also Edit
|Market technologies in Age of Empires III|
|European||Hunting Dogs · Gang Saw · Placer Mines · Blunderbuss · Great Coat · Steel Traps · Log Flume · Amalgamation · Circular Saw|
|Native American*||Hunting Dogs · Lumber Ceremony · Placer Mines · Spirit Medicine · New Year Festival · Forest People Ceremony · Forest Spirit Ceremony · Deforestation|
|Asian**||Hunting Eagles · Hanami Parties · Water Wheel · Blanket Filters · Civil Servants · Eastern Medicine · Professional Hunters · Yozakura Lanterns · Regenerative Forestry · Flume and Ditching · Imperial Bureaucracy · Timber Trade · Tropical Timber Trade|
|* introduced in The WarChiefs|
** introduced in The Asian Dynasties