Churchill Lumber Mill at Mouth of Thunder Bay River


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
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 mills to be sawed.
Notes:
Information taken from "Lumbering in Michigan" by Maria Quinlan.
Date of Original:
c 1896
Dimensions:
Width: 7876 px
Height: 6044 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 7876px
Image Height: 6044px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Fletcher Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Mouth of Thunder Bay River:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.061558747689
    Latitude: 45.061558747689 Longitude: -83.4258835449218
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Fletcher Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
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211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

Churchill Lumber Mill at Mouth of Thunder Bay River
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Churchill Lumber Mill at Mouth of Thunder Bay River


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 mills to be sawed.