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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.

1871
Portrait of David Ward's Lumber Camp on the Chippewa River.

circa 1890
Boy working wood.

circa 1910
F.W. French Lumber Company camp and crew. Near Mancelona, MI.

1872
Selby lumber camp and crew.

circa 1890
Portrait of lumbering camp and crew.

1890
Logger de-barking logs. Delta County, MI.

1904
Portrait of crew of D.M. McLeod Lumber Company and Newberry camp near Grand Marais, MI.

1890
Lumbering camp on the Pere Marquette River.

1890
L.B. Curtis & Company cook house and cooks raising the dinner call. Midland County, MI.

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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