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  • Logging in Alpena
    Image       Two teams of horses are ready to pull two skids full of logs. The logs are piled high. On top of the left skid are two children along for the ride. Also on top of each skid is a lumberman. Three lumbermen are standing next to the left skid.
    Image     Two teams of horses are ready to pull two skids full of logs. The logs are piled high. On top of the left skid are two children along for the ...
  • Hunt Creek Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1891-1892
    TextGenealogical Resource       Hunt Creek Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1891-1892
    TextGenealogical Resource     Hunt Creek Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1891-1892
  • McDonald Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1888
    TextGenealogical Resource       McDonald Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1888
    TextGenealogical Resource     McDonald Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1888
  • McLaughlin Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1889-1891
    TextGenealogical Resource       McLaughlin Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1889-1891
    TextGenealogical Resource     McLaughlin Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1889-1891
  • North Branch Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1884-1885
    TextGenealogical Resource       North Branch Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1884-1885
    TextGenealogical Resource     North Branch Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1884-1885
  • Ox-Bow Banking Grounds
    Image       Ox-Bow banking grounds. The "ox-bow" was named for a twisting stretch of the Thunder Bay River that resembled a yoke used to harness oxen. The banking grounds (on the banks of the river) were where logs were hauled prior to being put in the river to be sent to the ...
    Image     Ox-Bow banking grounds. The "ox-bow" was named for a twisting stretch of the Thunder Bay River that resembled a yoke used to harness oxen. The banking grounds (on the banks ...
  • Churchill Lumber Mill at Mouth of Thunder Bay River
    Image       Churchill Lumber Mill at the mouth of the Thunder Bay River. The cone shaped structure is a "burner" used to burn sawdust, bark, and trimmings. Floating "booms," made of logs chained together, separated the property of one company from that of another. From the booms, logs were floated to the ...
    Image     Churchill Lumber Mill at the mouth of the Thunder Bay River. The cone shaped structure is a "burner" used to burn sawdust, bark, and trimmings. Floating "booms," made of logs ...
  • Loggers Peeling Bark
    Image       Loggers peeling bark from trees. This was usually done with cedar and hemlock trees. Tannin was extracted from hemlock bark to be used in the leather tanning process.
    Image     Loggers peeling bark from trees. This was usually done with cedar and hemlock trees. Tannin was extracted from hemlock bark to be used in the leather tanning process.
  • Sleigh of Logs
    Image       A load of logs being taken to the banking grounds. The development of rutters and water sprinklers to maintain the sled tracks enabled the woodsmen to haul heavier loads. A rutter was a devise that attached to a log sled runner and cleared the ruts in the road for the ...
    Image     A load of logs being taken to the banking grounds. The development of rutters and water sprinklers to maintain the sled tracks enabled the woodsmen to haul heavier loads. A ...
  • Stovel Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1893, & Brush Creek Drive Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1894
    TextGenealogical Resource       Stovel Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1893, & Brush Creek Drive Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1894
    TextGenealogical Resource     Stovel Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1893, & Brush Creek Drive Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1894
  • Summer Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1898
    TextGenealogical Resource       Summer Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1898
    TextGenealogical Resource     Summer Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1898
  • Upper South Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1892-1893
    TextGenealogical Resource       Upper South Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1892-1893
    TextGenealogical Resource     Upper South Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1892-1893
  • Wolf Creek Drive Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1886-1887
    TextGenealogical Resource       Wolf Creek Drive Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1886-1887
    TextGenealogical Resource     Wolf Creek Drive Lumber Camp Account Ledger, 1886-1887
  • Working oxen and lumberjacks
    Image       Two oxen have pulled a log to add to the pile of logs. (Oxen are generally cattle that have been trained to work by yoke and collar. Most oxen are castrated males. The horns keep the yoke from coming off their heads while they are backing up.) Lumberjacks are posing ...
    Image     Two oxen have pulled a log to add to the pile of logs. (Oxen are generally cattle that have been trained to work by yoke and collar. Most oxen are ...
  • Cookhouse in Alpena Lumbering Camp
    Image       Here is a Cookhouse at a lumber camp in Alpena, Michigan. The people would be the Cook and the helpers (which are called bullcooks, flunkeys or cookees) that handled the food.
    Image     Here is a Cookhouse at a lumber camp in Alpena, Michigan. The people would be the Cook and the helpers (which are called bullcooks, flunkeys or cookees) that handled the ...
  • Cattle Brands
    TextImage       Registration for cattle brand adopted by John Jackson, 1917.
    TextImage     Registration for cattle brand adopted by John Jackson, 1917.
  • Cattle Brands
    TextImage       Registration for cattle brand adopted by John Jackson, 1928.
    TextImage     Registration for cattle brand adopted by John Jackson, 1928.
  • Lumbering in Alpena
    Image       Two lumberjacks are felling a large tree using what is known as a crosscut saw. A man, who could be a supervisor, is overseeing the felling of the tree. In the background there is a lumberjack using an axe on a tree as if he is starting to chop the ...
    Image     Two lumberjacks are felling a large tree using what is known as a crosscut saw. A man, who could be a supervisor, is overseeing the felling of the tree. In ...
  • Horse Team Waiting To Haul Logs
    Image       Two white horses are hitched up to a skid loaded with seven large logs. There is a lumberjack sitting on top of the pile of logs. Another lumberjack is in the background, on the right side, holding a cant hook.
    Image     Two white horses are hitched up to a skid loaded with seven large logs. There is a lumberjack sitting on top of the pile of logs. Another lumberjack is in ...
  • Churchill Lumber Company
    Image       In the background is Churchill Lumber Company saw mill. There are two wood burners burning the waste. (also known as a teepee burner or a wigwam burner). Logs are floating in the river, waiting to be sorted in the sorting gaps. There is a wooden vessel docked to the right ...
    Image     In the background is Churchill Lumber Company saw mill. There are two wood burners burning the waste. (also known as a teepee burner or a wigwam burner). Logs are floating ...
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