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  • Log Train along the Thunder Bay River
        "Log train at Island Mill Bank, March 1911"
      "Log train at Island Mill Bank, March 1911"
  • Fletcher, Pack & Co., Bay Mill
        "Fletcher, Pack & Co., Bay Mill, 1895"
      "Fletcher, Pack & Co., Bay Mill, 1895"
  • Timber Bolt Sawyers
        "Timber Bolt Sawyers"
      "Timber Bolt Sawyers"
  • Comstock Lumber Mill Log Bank on Thunder Bay River
        "Comstock Logs below 9th Street, 1888"
      "Comstock Logs below 9th Street, 1888"
  • 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 ...
  • Logs for Island Mill in the Thunder Bay River
        "Island Mill Log Bank, Jan 5, 1908"
      "Island Mill Log Bank, Jan 5, 1908"
  • Ox-Bow Log Jam
        "Ox-Bow, May 10, 1908"
      "Ox-Bow, May 10, 1908"
  • Logs for Churchill Mill
        "Logs for Churchill Mill, 1910"
      "Logs for Churchill Mill, 1910"
  • Oldfield Dam and Builder Moses Brown
        "Oldfield Dam and Builder Moses Brown, April, 1881"
      "Oldfield Dam and Builder Moses Brown, April, 1881"
  • Logging Crew, Huron Handle & Lumber Co., Alpena, MI
        "Logging Crew Huron Handle & Lumber Co."
      "Logging Crew Huron Handle & Lumber Co."
  • Log Storage, Huron Handle & Lumber Co., Alpena, MI
        "Log Storage, Huron Handle & Lumber Co."
      "Log Storage, Huron Handle & Lumber Co."
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Log Jam at the Ox-Bow on the Thunder Bay River
        Log jam at the Ox-Bow. The Ox-Bow is a twisting section of the Thunder Bay River near Island Park on Chisholm Street. It was so named because it resembles the wooden yoke used with oxen, which were used in logging operations.
      Log jam at the Ox-Bow. The Ox-Bow is a twisting section of ...
  • O'Leary Camp
        Once done by horses, the steam loaders made loading logs onto railroad cars much easier. The horse-drawn piece of equipment shown on the right is a "big wheel." The big axle allowed it to be driven over a pile of logs. Chains were used to suspend the logs from the ...
      Once done by horses, the steam loaders made loading logs onto railroad ...
  • LSMS Railroad Car
        Loading or unloading logs on a Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway car.
      Loading or unloading logs on a Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway ...
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