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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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Gates and Dams Along the River

1888
Photograph of old sluice-way dam on the Indian River.

circa 1890
Photograph of loggers constructing a temporary dam to hold backwaters.

circa 1900
Photograph of sluice gate on a dam on the Muskegon River.

The General Store (Often the store was owned by the logging company.)

1912
Baraga Lumber Company camp store.

1890
Interior of a company store.

1890
General store interior.

Horse Sleds Carrying Logs - Additional pictures on page 9.

circa 1900
Photograph of loaded sled and driver; driving team through town. Driver standing on top of load. Winter scene.

circa.1950
Logging sled at Hartwick Pines State Park, Grayling, 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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