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Date: 1953 ca.

Description: This mid 20th century map of Vilas County and northeastern Oneida County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages, rail...

Photograph

Newport Sawmill

Date: 1925 

Description: Logs are stacked beside a sawmill in a winter landscape. The mill has a tall smokestack and stands near the shore.

Photograph

Men at Sawmill

Date: 1937-10-18 

Description: Workers saw logs at a sawmill site in a wooded area. The equipment was powered by an International PD-80 power unit.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the Rice Lake Lumber Company Mill, taken from a high vantage point. A formation of logs sits in the river while piles of finished boards sit in...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Sanborn map of Ashland, which includes Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Shows vacant state land, government land, townships, and selected farms, camps, saw mills, etc. in Vilas and Oneida Counties, and part of Iron County. "Fo...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The sawmill of Gilbert E. Porter and Delos R. Moon was located on the Chippewa River approximately three miles southwest of the city of Eau Claire. In 1873...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sawmill on a Menominee Indian reservation with numerous logs in the foreground.

Photograph

Kids Drawing

Date: 1964-05-02 

Description: Sitting on the school lawn, students draw Highway 51, Marathon Mill, Rib mountain and the Wisconsin river.

Photograph

Bendeis Mill

Date:  

Description: Mill on the Milwaukee River, with some bare trees and various objects on the riverbank. The mill was destroyed in a flood in August of 1924.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1891-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley, featuring the Village of Gile and the Montreal River Lumber Company.

Photograph

Saw Mill

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a small sawmill.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows landownership on a military reserve, private claims, buildings (including Fort Howard and U.S. sawmill), swamps, public barns and fields, an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man posed standing among tree sections on a sawmill floor.

Date: 1938-03-07 

Description: Men working at a sawmill. An International PD-80 power unit is used to power machinery.

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Photograph

Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".

Photograph

Oxen Pulling a Cart

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Two teams of yoked oxen pulling carts used to transport logs to, and lumber from sawmills. There is a large, wood frame two-story building in the backgroun...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and a young girl posed standing and in wagons outside two large wooden buildings, possibly a sawmill. There is a row of barrels along the top...

Photograph

Men Sawing Timber

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men posed sawing timber using a steam-powered open-air saw.

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