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Description: Yawkey-Bissell Lumber Co. main line logging railroad tracks “through virgin pine timber” south of Trout Lake.
Description: A train pulls a load of very large tree trunks. Several men stand between the large logs.
Description: Workers loading pine logs in northern Wisconsin when there was still virgin timber for logging.
Date: date unknown
Description: An enormous log is secured on a flat rail car parked in a rail yard. Three men are making sure it is fastened properly. More logs are visible on rail cars...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Two men stand on a log supsended from a steam powered crane at an International Harvester logging operation. Large logs are in the foreground.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Two workers perched on a steam locomotive pulling railroad cars loaded with logs. The coal car bears the name "Deering Southwestern Railway." The railway w...
Description: Elevated view of lumber camp with loggers posing in front of a train loaded with logs.
Description: William Rogalsky's railroad tie mill, showing workers and logs ready to be milled. Photographer Charles J. Ruppenthal was known to have been active in Tige...
Description: We tend to forget that at the time of the destruction of the forests, an emergency situation existed. The need for lumber for the building up of the...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Loggers pose on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Jack...
Description: Mogul 8-16 tractor used to power a lifting outfit to load large logs onto freight car.
Description: A postcard with two images functioning as a "before" and "after" of forestry. The image to the left features a forest with ferns and shrubs covering the g...
Description: Factory worker spray painting a corn sheller at International Harvester's Rock Falls Works. Corn shellers are suspended from the ceiling in the background.
Description: Train pulling a long load of logs through the woods. Horses replaced oxen teams and are used along with wood burning trains to haul logs.
Description: Rail siding and hand car with crew at Slashing, Waupaca County. Three men stand on a hand car. Another man sits on a load of logs in the background.
Description: View up logging railroad tracks running through the woods.
Description: Mogul tractor is used to power a lifting outfit to load large logs onto freight car.
Description: Three men stand in the snow in front of the Wisconsin & Northern Railroad engine #2 (the second locomotive with this number) in the woods on the Menominee...
Description: A railroad flatbed car loaded with logs and sitting on railroad tracks.
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