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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of a bridge, dam and mill. Moscow was platted in 1850 by an Englishman, Chauncy Smith, who dammed the Bluemound branch of the Pecatonica River to run...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Brown's Sawmill and bridge. A man stands on the bridge and industrial buildings are visible behind him.

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Three Sawmills

Date:  date unknown

Description: A composite image of three photographs of sawmills and a saw graphic. The sawmills pictured are R.W. Merryman and Co.'s Mill (top), Sawyer & Goodman Co.'s...

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Sawmill Crew

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Ed McDill's sawmill crew. Left to right: George Dickerman, George Norton, Charles Norton, Jesse Dickerman and, in a derby, Ed McDill, the owner. The boys a...

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Indian Sawmill

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A sawmill run on the Menominee Indian Reservation.

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Sawmills

Date:  date unknown

Description: A composite image of three photographs of sawmills with decorative graphics. The mills are N. Ludington Co.'s Old White Mill (top), the H. Witbeck Co.'s Mi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a sawmill amidst palm trees. The foreground consists of the river itself, with the lumber and sawmill sitting in the middle ground. Lumber sits...

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Description: The Big Lumber Mill seen from across the Chippewa River under cloudy skies, with smoke coming out of several smokestacks

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Small town completely dependent on the sawmill. When the sawmill closed down, the town disappeared.

Date: 1923-02-30 

Description: Men cut logs with a saw powered by a McCormick-Deering 10-20 industrial tractor.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The Nekoosa-Edwards Paper company. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: At a small sawmill near Shell Lake, farmers shovel sawdust which will be mixed with a whey product and applied to fields for grasshopper eradication during...

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Unloading Logs

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indians (Native Americans) unloading logs at the sawmill on the Menominee Reservation.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Two men with donkeys stand on railroad tracks at an International Harvester sawmill lumberyard.

Date: 1906 

Description: Farquhar Machinery catalog cover featuring Art Nouveau style flower design, and two illustrations. On the top left is an Ajax Centre Crank Engine mounted o...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Hess Cooperage employees cutting quarter sawn pieces of oak into barrel staves and heads at the sawmill behind the cooperage.

Date: 1938-03-07 

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

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of lumber yards and sawmills. Telephone poles touched out in lower left of foreground.

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