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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Jackson County. There is a long, low building behind them.
DESCRIPTION
Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Jackson County. There is a long, low building behind them.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:1964
Creation Date:circa 1896
Creator Name:Van Schaick, Charles
City:Pray
County:Jackson
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Van Schaick, Charles : Charles Van Schaick photographs and negatives, circa 1880-circa 1940
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(V24)1804
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is part of a larger collection of over 6,000 negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. He was the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of small-town, Wisconsin life.

Appears in the book Wisconsin Death Trip, by Michael Lesy.

Used in the Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Rephotography Project, see Image ID: 49225 for pairing.

The image appeared in the December section of the 1988 Wisconsin Historical Calendar.

SUBJECTS
Shoes
Work clothes
Log cabins
Implements, utensils, etc.
Tools
Logging railroads
Lumber camps
Beards
Men
Moustache
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Smoking
Railroad cars
Railroad tracks
Snow
Lumberjacks
Manual work
Trees
Coats
Hats

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Reference Details
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