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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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1870-1880
Jim French's boarding house for Rust mill workers and their families. Located in Saginaw, Michigan. Photograph primarily of boarding house, tenants on porch.

1873

Five and ten dollar notes from the Tittabawassee Boom Co. Saginaw, MI.

1890

Photograph of payment ledger between Charles H. Hackley and the Dana & Steketee Company of Muskegon, MI.

1870-1880

Portrait of a possible lumbermen's convention on the Tittabawassee River.

1912

Photograph of the D.N. McLeod Lumber Company store, Rexton, MI.

circa 1950

Photograph of G. Mennen Williams and three other men at the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company tree farm.

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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