Early Lumbering on the Chippewa by Bruno Vinette

Early Lumbering on the Chippewa


In this brief memoir, a working man reminisces about keel boats, pike poles, float logs, rafts, and rapids in the Chippewa Valley pineries. Ghost written in the first person from an interview, this online version of the article includes dozens of photographs of logging and rafting scenes.


Related Topics: Mining, Logging, and Agriculture
Logging and Forest Products
Creator: Vinette, Bruno
Pub Data: Wisconsin Magazine of History , vol. IX (1926): 442-447
Citation: Vinette, Bruno. "Early Lumbering on the Chippewa." Wisconsin Magazine of History , vol. IX (1926): 442-447; Online facsimile at:  http://www.library.wisc.edu/etext/WIReader/Contents/Lumbering.htm
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