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  • Timber Bolt Sawyers
        "Timber Bolt Sawyers"
      "Timber Bolt Sawyers"
  • Hemlock
        Hemlock. These men are peeling bark from a hemlock log. Tannic acid was extracted from the bark and use in the tanning of leather.
      Hemlock. These men are peeling bark from a hemlock log. Tannic acid ...
  • Cook Camp at Precour Hill
        Cook Camp at Precour Hill, 1897.
      Cook Camp at Precour Hill, 1897.
  • Fletcher Lumber Camp Crew
        Fletcher lumber camp crew and family members posing outside in the winter.
      Fletcher lumber camp crew and family members posing outside in the winter.
  • Fletcher Camp - Loading Logs On Pile
        Loggers loading logs on pile at Fletcher lumber camp in the summer.
      Loggers loading logs on pile at Fletcher lumber camp in the summer.
  • Woodman Degree Team at Globe Hotel
        Woodmen of the World Drill & Degree Team (Huron Shores Woodmen) posing outside the Globe Hotel on Washington Avenue in Alpena, Michigan, c1910.
      Woodmen of the World Drill & Degree Team (Huron Shores Woodmen) posing ...
  • Log Towing Horse Team
        Loggers with large wheeled log towing apparatus with horse team attached.
      Loggers with large wheeled log towing apparatus with horse team attached.
  • Log Pile
        Loggers rolling logs off log pile for transportation in winter.
      Loggers rolling logs off log pile for transportation in winter.
  • Ox-Bow Banking Grounds
        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 ...
      Ox-Bow banking grounds. The "ox-bow" was named for a twisting stretch of ...
  • Loggers Peeling Bark
        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.
      Loggers peeling bark from trees. This was usually done with cedar and ...
  • Banking Grounds
        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 sawmill.
      The banking grounds (on the banks of the river) were where logs ...
  • Horse Team Waiting To Haul Logs
        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.
      Two white horses are hitched up to a skid loaded with seven ...
  • Lower Sorting Gap, Thunder Bay River
        "Lower Sorting Gap, Crew, 1895"
      "Lower Sorting Gap, Crew, 1895"
  • Comstock Lumber Mill Log Bank on Thunder Bay River
        "Comstock Log Bank and Crew, April 1887"
      "Comstock Log Bank and Crew, April 1887"
  • Chief E. A. Westrope & Alpena Woodman Degree Team
        The Woodmen of the World is a fraternal organization for those engaged in the part of the timber industry. The Alpena branch was known as the Huron Shores Woodmen, and may have been headed by Chief of Police Edward A. Westrope (1891-1894)[front row, first on right].
      The Woodmen of the World is a fraternal organization for those engaged ...
  • Fletcher Lumber Camp Cutting Contest
  • Fletcher Lumber Camp Log Loader
        Fletcher lumber camp log loader moving logs to the BCGA (Boyne City, Gaylord, Alpena) railroad line.
      Fletcher lumber camp log loader moving logs to the BCGA (Boyne City, ...
  • Loggers Felling a Tree
        Felling a tree using a cross-cut saw. The saw replaced the axe, which led to increased efficiency.
      Felling a tree using a cross-cut saw. The saw replaced the axe, ...
  • Sleigh of Logs
        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 ...
      A load of logs being taken to the banking grounds. The development ...
  • Horse Teams Hauling Logs
        Teams of horses hauling logs.
      Teams of horses hauling logs.
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