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  • Remove search term Geographic Location: Alpena County
  • Alpena News Photograph Collection
        Alpena News Photograph Collection contains images created as a part of local news' endeavors to cover Alpena County news. This photojournalistic resource provides primary source documents on the city of Alpena, Alpena County, its people places, and events from 1960 through the 1990s (bulk 1970-1980). Donated by the Editor of ...
      Alpena News Photograph Collection contains images created as a part of local ...
  • The Story of the South Branch
        "The Story of the South Branch" is about fishing along the Thunder Bay River in Alpena and Montmorency Counties of Michigan, as well as Turtle Lake and includes references to the Turtle Lake Club in Montmorency County. This is the scan of the original book that includes actual photographs.
      "The Story of the South Branch" is about fishing along the Thunder ...
  • Log Sleigh
        Front: Logging Operations near Alpena. Pub. by Adams Book Store, Alpena, Mich. Back: Postmarked Dafoe, Mich., Apr 16, 1914 Mrs. R. T. Haltiner 210 Tutle St, Alpena,Mich. April 15, 1914 Dear Mamma, I got up all right. Mr. Cook was at the station to meet me with a horse. They ...
      Front: Logging Operations near Alpena. Pub. by Adams Book Store, Alpena, Mich. ...
  • Log Sleigh
        Logs on a sled being pulled by horses. Sprinkling water on the road and allowing it to freeze made the sled easier to pull.
      Logs on a sled being pulled by horses. Sprinkling water on the ...
  • Log Sleigh on Ice Road
        Log Sleigh on Ice Road
      Log Sleigh on Ice Road
  • Bunkhouse Interior
        Interior view of Churchill logging camp bunkhouse showing "breech loading" bunks and a box heat stove.
      Interior view of Churchill logging camp bunkhouse showing "breech loading" bunks and ...
  • Log Load on Sleigh
        In order to make it easier to pull this gigantic load of logs, a water sprinkler tank wet the roadway to create a surface of ice.
      In order to make it easier to pull this gigantic load of ...
  • Loggers, Horses, and Log Pile
        Logging operation with loggers, horses, and log piles.
      Logging operation with loggers, horses, and log piles.
  • Haltiner Family at Logging Camp
        The Haltiner Family at a logging camp in Northern Michigan.
      The Haltiner Family at a logging camp in Northern Michigan.
  • Hunters posing around Deer Pole
        Haltiner family members part of deer hunting season and deer pole.
      Haltiner family members part of deer hunting season and deer pole.
  • Horse Team Pulling Log Load
        Load of logs being pulled out of forest by horse team.
      Load of logs being pulled out of forest by horse team.
  • Skidding Logs
        Skidding logs using a steam driven donkey engine.
      Skidding logs using a steam driven donkey engine.
  • Men Amongst Log Piles
        Men posing on log piles.
      Men posing on log piles.
  • Ladies at Logging Camp
        People standing outside lumber camp buildings during winter.
      People standing outside lumber camp buildings during winter.
  • Loading Logs on Railway Flatcar
        Logs being loaded on a railroad flatcar by an A-frame steam jammer.
      Logs being loaded on a railroad flatcar by an A-frame steam jammer.
  • Horse Drawn "Big Wheels" for Moving Logs
        Horse pulling "big wheels" with log attached.
      Horse pulling "big wheels" with log attached.
  • Loggers Felling a Tree
        Felling a tree using a cross-cut saw. The saw replaced the axe, which led to increased efficiency. Information taken from "Lumbering in Michigan" by Maria Quinlan.
      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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Horse Teams Hauling Logs
        Teams of horses hauling logs.
      Teams of horses hauling logs.
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