Charcoal Kilns | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Charcoal Kilns

Charcoal Kilns | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into charcoal for furnaces. Smoke surrounds the kiln, and the tops of two other kilns, and railroad cars, are behind the platform.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into charcoal for furnaces. Smoke surrounds the kiln, and the tops of two other kilns, and railroad cars, are behind the platform.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:93326
Creation Date: September 27 1895
Creator Name:Perkins, H. J.
City:Saxon
County:Iron
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Perkins, H. J. (Harvey J.) : H.J. Perkins negatives and photographs, 1895
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(H43)136
Original Dimensions:8 x 6 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is one of many that was created for and appeared on page 165 in "Northern Wisconsin: A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker" (1896), a promotional survey for the Wisconsin College of Agriculture by W.A. Henry. Henry was the Dean of the College of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin.
SUBJECTS
Horses
Trees
Hats
Suits (Clothing)
Work clothes
Implements, utensils, etc.
Fuelwood
Charcoal industry
Industrial buildings
Wood products
Hats
Men
Outdoor photography
Bridges
Horse-drawn vehicles
Railroad cars
Wagons

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