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Photos from Michigan's History

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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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Road Sprinklers - They iced the roads to make the logs slide easier.

circa 1930
Road sprinkler. Used for making iced roads for logging. Iron County, MI.

circa 1890
Road sprinkler. Hermansville, MI.


circa 1910
Photograph of sawmill exterior. Cook, Curtis, and Miller's sawmill: Grand Marais, MI.

circa 1955
Photograph of Newberry Mills sawmill, Newberry, MI.

circa 1890
Photograph of Thayer Lumber Company sawmill on Muskegon Lake.

circa 1890
Photograph of a sawmill

circa 1880
Photograph of a sawmill in Lakeside, MI.

circa 1890
Photograph of Warner and Eastman sawmill.

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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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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