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Loggers in Bateaux

Date: 1900
Description: Log driving crew on river in five bateaux. In the background on the left is a bridge.
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Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
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Felling White Pine

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Description: Two lumberjacks pose at the base of a tree with a double-handled saw poised to cut.
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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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Raftsman's Series No. 1403: The Fleet Just Below The Dam In The Dells

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1425 : Handspiking Off A Bar. A Heavy Lift

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...
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International Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1938
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks. Features a color illustration of men loading lumber onto a truck with utility stake body. Includes the text: "...
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Raft Boats in Winter Quarters

Date: 1872
Description: Elevated view of nine rafters wintering at Reed's Landing. At left is Hiram Price, with L.W. Crane beside her. Third is Annie Girdon w...
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Loggers Posed with Logs

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Description: Loggers posed between two large stacks of logs near Antigo, perhaps the camp of D. Sulivan.
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Raft Fleet Below Dam

Date: 1886
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1437 : Earning Their Money

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Description: A raftsman at work raising an oar (possibly rowing) with another man standing in the background. A second raft is in the distance.
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Lumber Rafts in Narrows

Date: 1887
Description: Two lumber rafts with men aboard floating down the Wisconsin River.
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Lumberyard in Ruby

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of men, women, and a child posing on boards at a lumbering and sawmill operation. The camp was operated by Edward Hahn, who named the communi...
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McCormick Farmall H Tractor and International Truck at Work on Farm

Date: 1950
Description: Father and son at work cutting wood with McCormick Farmall H tractor running belt-driven circular saw on rural farm. Behind them is parked an International...
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Raftsman's Series Unnumbered: Man Throwing A Rope

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Description: Stereograph of a man on a raft throwing a rope.
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Raftsman's Series Unnumbered : Working a Spanish Windlass

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of five men on a raft working a Spanish windlass.
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Dome of Exposition Building

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Description: View east of buildings and lake from the dome of the Exposition building. Lumber is stacked on the right.
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Kilbourn, Superior Street Bridge

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Description: View of Kilbourn, with Superior Street bridge in Happy Hollow. Two men are standing on a bridge. Buildings and stacked lumber are in the background.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1400: The Pilot

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of Archie Young, pilot and logging camp foreman for the Arpin Lumber company holding the rudder. A second man, Zack Dugas, a cousin is in...
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Raftsman's Series No. 1401 : The Crew

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Description: Stereograph of a group of men posing sitting and standing on a raft in front of a rock wall.

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