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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mogul tractor is used to power a lifting outfit to load large logs onto freight car.

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...

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:  date unknown

Description: Two workers are posing in front of a steam engine carrying logs for an International Harvester sawmill.

Postcard

Weeds Mill

Date: 1885 

Description: Photographic postcard of Weeds Mill. View of the mill with smokestacks and logs piled on the pond shoreline waiting for processing. A steam locomotive is v...

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the Fairchild & Northeastern steam locomotive pulling a load of logs over the Black River bridge near Greenwood. A man is standing o...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Railroad Grade

Date: 1959-04 

Description: The Mississippi River Logging Company's railroad grade two miles south of Weyerhaeuser over Soft Maple Creek, built about 1875-76.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: At Hein's logging camp, a crane mounted on a railroad train lifts logs onto a flatbed railway car. Other logs are stacked on the snowy ground. A number of...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1930 

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.

Photograph

Phoenix Log Hauler

Date: 1914 

Description: Steam log hauler made by Phoenix Manufacturing Company of Eau Claire, pulling loaded skids through snow. Rice Lake lumber camp, overland spur.

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: 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....

Photograph

Log Hauling Train

Date:  date unknown

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.

Photograph

Railroad Tie Mill

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train-load of logs with wood-burning Heisher geared locomotive and train crew.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mogul 8-16 tractor used to power a lifting outfit to load large logs onto freight car.

Date:  date unknown

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...

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