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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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Photograph of lumber camp, railroad grade at Deward, MI.


Photograph of lumber camp temporary headqaurters, Oscoda State Forest.

Photograph of lumber camp, Tonkin, MI.
Clare County.

Lumber camp.

This is a view of part of Thayer Lumber Co's logging camp taken in March, 1900 at Stratford, Michigan. Usually at this time of year most of the camps break up, but Thayers operated the entire year. This camps housed about 100 men.


Stereograph of men with horses in front of a barn at the L.B. Curtis and Company Camp, Midland County, MI.


Photograph of Camp 4 at Cannon Creek.

Aerial view of the Wisconsin Land and Lumber plant, Hermansville, MI.

Building plant at the Wisconsin Land and Lumber Company, Hermansville, 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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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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