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Loggers Dining at Camp

Date: 1907
Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.
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Fisherman by River

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Description: Fisherman cooking on campfire at the edge of a river.
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Fisherman on a River

Date: 1942
Description: Man fishing for trout at edge of river.
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Four People on a Toboggan

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Description: Three women and a man slide down a snowy hill on a wooden toboggan.
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Load of Bark with Little Girl

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Description: Men with horse-drawn load of lumber with a little girl standing in front.
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Planting Trout

Date: April 26 1936
Description: Planting trout in Waupaca County. Left to right on bank: S.A. LaVoilette, Joe Samz, Lloyd Pinkawski, Edwin Kargewski, W.M. Geiger, G. Moder, Billy LaVoilet...
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Trail Through Pines

Date: 1905
Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.
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Meadow with Tree Stumps

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Description: Grass meadow with rotting tree stumps, possibly after a fire.
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Brule Riv. — Trout Fishing

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Description: View from shoreline towards eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.
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Gettysburg Battleground

Date: 1863
Description: Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the te...
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River from Fort Snelling

Date: October 1852
Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...
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Men on Snowshoes

Date: 1935
Description: Winter scene with four men walking on snowshoes through a forest.
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Two Lumbermen with Saw

Date: 1880
Description: Two lumbermen posing with a two-man crosscut saw they are using on a fallen tree trunk, cutting the pine into manageable sizes for hauling.
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Chapel Gorge Beach

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Description: Elevated view of the mouth of Chapel Gorge Beach showing a canoe at the shore.
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Men Laying Railroad Track

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Description: Lumber workers laying railroad tracks through the woods.
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Logging Railroad Through the Woods

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Description: View up logging railroad tracks running through the woods.
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Mercer Ranger Station

Date: July 1936
Description: Elevated view of the Mercer Ranger Station from a watchtower.
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Loading Pine Logs

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Description: Workers loading pine logs in northern Wisconsin when there was still virgin timber for logging.
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WPA Bridge

Date: June 01 1936
Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.
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Chequamegon Checking Station

Date: July 1936
Description: Checking station at the entrance of Chequamegon National Forest in Taylor County.

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