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Sawmill

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across yard of men and boys posing in the doorway of a sawmill. There is a row of barrels across the top of the roof.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the lumber mill. The mill complex sits in the middle of the image, with two smoking stacks. The building on the left side has a track the exte...

Date: 1842 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows furnaces, saw mills, houses, roads, grist mills, entries, reservations, and diggings. "Compiled by order of the Board of C...

Date: 1938-03-07 

Description: Men operating a belt-driven sawmill powered by a McCormick-Deering Farmall F-30 tractor on the property of W.A. Moorhead.

Photograph

Siler Lumber Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the lumber mill. On the left is a body of water and a boat, moving away from the loading dock, seen to the right. Smoke and steam emanate from...

fur trader, pioneer land speculator

Brief biography of [Jean] Joseph Rolette (1781 - 1842).

Photograph

Zeda Sawmill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men posed in front of and atop a sawmill, possibly the Zeda Sawmill.

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Description: A room full of machinery in the "Big Lumber Mill."

Postcard

Big Mill

Date: 1909 

Description: Colorized view of Big Mill, a lumber sawmill on the Chippewa river, next to a churning rapids. In the foreground are loose logs, whitewater, river boulders...

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Photograph

Men in Sawmill

Date: 1938-02-22 

Description: Men use machinery inside a sawmill powered by an International PA-40 power unit. The mill was owned and operated by Bert Rubeck & Son.

Photograph

Logs at Sawmill

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior view of an International Harvester sawmill, with logs stacked on railroad cars on a railroad track.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards a long industrial building with four smokestacks. Probably a lumber mill with a saw dust burner.

Photograph

The Assorting Table

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of lumber transported from the mill and across the assorting table, where it is then moved and sorted into different groups. Men stand on the lumbe...

Photograph

Saw Mill

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow-covered ground towards a saw mill operated by the U.S. Corps of Engineers. Soldiers are loading logs to be processed on to a horse-drawn s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large group of men, women, and children posed standing and sitting in front of an open sawmill.

Photograph

Mill dam

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Mill dam and sash factory.

Date: 1938-03-07 

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

Date: 1865-07-30 

Description: An exterior view across water of Robert Stephenson & Company Mill, which was a steam mill.

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