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Photos from Michigan's History

Lumber Page 1
Axe cutting and Rollways

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Big Wheels

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Blacksmiths and buildings

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Buildings and lumber camps.

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Buildings and camps

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Business, money, stores.

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Modern images and pictures of lumberjack camps.

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Gates, Dams, and Horse sleds with lumber

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Horse sleds and lumber

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Horse sleds and lumber

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Bunk houses, Early hydrolic equipment, and the interior of some sawmills.

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Using the railroad to transport logs.

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Log Salvage - Finding and recovering stuck or buried logs.

circa 1910
Photograph of log salvage at Lake Huron, Oscoda, MI.

circa 1890
Photograph of crew salvaging logs.

circa 1890
Photograph of crew salvaging logs

Log Slides also see the page with Rollways

circa 1940
Photograph of log slide on the Manistee River.

1888
Photograph of log slide on the Muskegon River

1886
Photograph of log slide in the Muskegon River.

Maps showing types of trees in Michigan

circa 1950
Logging map of the Upper Peninsula

circa 1950
Logging map of the Lower Peninsula

The pictures above show images of Michigans lumbering industry in the 1890's through the 1920's. Millions of trees were cut and shipped to markets through out the world.

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Log Marks and log piles.

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Log salvage, log slides, and maps

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Mess Halls

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Mess Halls

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Oxen teams and river scenes.

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Camp pictures.

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Camps
and general pictures.

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Ice sprinklers and sawmills.

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Saw crews and shipping

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Storage pens and tools.

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