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Logging Crew and Railroad | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Logging Crew and Railroad

Logging Crew and Railroad | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A logging crew of the Upham Lumber Company, together with the company's locomotive, "Old Vanderbilt," formerly the Wisconsin Central Railroad's Engine No #47, bought in 1880 from the New York, Providence and Boston Railroad where she was named "Oregon." The locomotive was built by the Taunton Locomotive Works in 1847 and later rebuilt and renamed, the "C. Vanderbilt" in 1860. The engine was sold by the Wisconsin central in 1887 to the Upham Lumber Company. No. 47 was inside connected, had power cranks on the main driving axle, a copper fire box, and was a wood burner. Shown here are engineer Frank Leuckenbach and his crew of lumberjacks.
DESCRIPTION
A logging crew of the Upham Lumber Company, together with the company's locomotive, "Old Vanderbilt," formerly the Wisconsin Central Railroad's Engine No #47, bought in 1880 from the New York, Providence and Boston Railroad where she was named "Oregon." The locomotive was built by the Taunton Locomotive Works in 1847 and later rebuilt and renamed, the "C. Vanderbilt" in 1860. The engine was sold by the Wisconsin central in 1887 to the Upham Lumber Company. No. 47 was inside connected, had power cranks on the main driving axle, a copper fire box, and was a wood burner. Shown here are engineer Frank Leuckenbach and his crew of lumberjacks.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:24327
Creation Date:circa 1888
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Marshfield
County:Wood
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Album 33 (Railroads, Wisconsin Central Railroad Msc.)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Album 33.13
Original Dimensions:9.25 x 5.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image was donated to the Historical Society as part of the Roy L. Martin collection.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Hats
Work clothes
Implements, utensils, etc.
Logging railroads
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Locomotives
Lumberjacks
Logging

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