Loggers, Oxen, and Logs
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A team of oxen being used in a logging operation. Oxen were more commonly used is Southern Michigan and were eventually replaces with horses. Oxen were often preferred to horses, because they could be led, whereas the driver of a team of horses could not see the road over the horses.
Date of Original
c 1896
Dimensions
Width: 7771 px
Height: 5664 px
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 7771px
Image Height: 5664px
Subject(s)
Collection
Fletcher Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.03334 Longitude: -83.64998
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
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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Loggers, Oxen, and Logs


A team of oxen being used in a logging operation. Oxen were more commonly used is Southern Michigan and were eventually replaces with horses. Oxen were often preferred to horses, because they could be led, whereas the driver of a team of horses could not see the road over the horses.