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Description: Elevated view of lumber camp with loggers posing in front of a train loaded with logs.
Description: Copy photograph of a steam train pulling railroad cars loaded with large trees.
Description: Steam log hauler made by Phoenix Manufacturing Company of Eau Claire, pulling loaded skids through snow. Rice Lake lumber camp, overland spur.
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.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Exterior view of an International Harvester sawmill, with logs stacked on railroad cars on a railroad track.
Description: Train-load of logs with wood-burning Heisher geared locomotive and train crew.
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: View up logging railroad tracks running through the woods.
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: Men posed sitting and standing in a logging camp in front of a steam locomotive. A man in the middle foreground is posed sitting and playing a concertina....
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Loaded logging train flanked by piles of logs.
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: 1930 ca.
Description: Logging Museum in Rhinelander.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
The Industry That Changed the State
Description: Workers loading pine logs in northern Wisconsin when there was still virgin timber for logging.
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: Two workers are posing in front of a steam engine carrying logs for an International Harvester sawmill.
Date: 1920 ca.
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