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A Popular Swindler

Read about John Till and the miraculous "medical" plaster treatment that led to his arrest by the State Medical Board.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Lumber company workers pose in front of buildings at the Moore & Galloway Lumber Company camp, about a quarter of a mile east of Pike Lake. The man in a wh...

Photograph

Logging Camp Crew

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Logging crew posed in snow at a logging camp.

Date: 1921 

Description: Pamphlet advertising the Cletrac tank-type tractor. It features a photograph of a man using a crawler tractor to pull a wagon loaded with felled trees; a m...

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: Men carrying dead lambs back to the Leighton-Wyoming mining camp.

Photograph

Lumber Camp Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Group portrait of loggers and support staff in a lumber camp. In front (holding dog) is T.J. Thompson, a man that traveled using a sled pulled by his dog....

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: Men preparing to butcher sheep at the Leighton-Wyoming mining camp. A cabin is visible behind them on a hill.

Photograph

Lumber Camp Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of loggers in a lumber camp. In front, seated on his sled, is T.J. Thompson. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison,...

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Description: A large group of men, probably logging workers, are shown playing cards in a sleeping shanty.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Dining room, probably at D. Sullivan's lumber camp.

Date: 1907 

Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of men posed standing on the snow-covered ground in front of a log building. Three men stand with teams of two horses.

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: Workers at the Leighton-Wyoming mining camp. Piles of logs and boards are in the foreground.

Photograph

Logging Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated group portrait of loggers at a logging camp posing in the snow. Some of the men are posed on the roof of the log building in the center. Men are s...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.

Photograph

Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Loggers gathered in the bunk house. Boots and socks dry above the stove.

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: Men working at the Leighton-Wyoming mining camp stand near a large building, possibly a sawmill, related to the mining operation. A steep hill rises in the...

Historical Essay

Lumber Company Scrip

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Lumber company scrip issued by Knapp, Stout & Co., Barron County, Wisconsin, between about 1878-1890. (Museum object #N4001)

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men posed standing in front of two wooden buildings, possibly a logging camp.

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