• Lumber Rafting on Wisconsin River

    Sherman, Simon Augustus, 1824-1906

    Simon Augustus Sherman came to Wisconsin from Massachusetts in 1848, settling near his cousin in Plover. Trained as a carpenter, Sherman entered the lumber business after he acquired land at the site…

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  • Marinette 1901 Lumber

    Sanborn-Perris Map Co

    Sanborn Fire Insurance maps are meticulously detailed, large-scale lithographed, color-keyed street maps. Sanborn Maps helped insurance agents in the late 19th and early 20th centuries determine the d…

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  • The marvelous exploits of Paul Bunyan : as told in the camps of the white pine lumbermen for generations during which time the loggers have pioneered…

    Laughead, William B., 1882-1958

    Paul Bunyan is probably the best known folk hero of the Northwoods. Created in logging camps, the legend of Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe, spread throughout the woods of Michigan, Wisconsin, and M…

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  • Eau Claire 1894 Lumber

    Western Insurance Survey Company

    Sanborn Fire Insurance maps are meticulously detailed, large-scale lithographed, color-keyed street maps. Sanborn Maps helped insurance agents in the late 19th and early 20th centuries determine the d…

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  • La Crosse 1894 Lumber

    Western Insurance Survey Company

    Sanborn Fire Insurance maps are meticulously detailed, large-scale lithographed, color-keyed street maps. Sanborn Maps helped insurance agents in the late 19th and early 20th centuries determine the d…

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  • Bavaria

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the communities of Bavaria…

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  • Hogsback Creek

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around Hogsback Creek. Kaysen enha…

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  • Jump River Fire Tower

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the Jump River Fire Tower.…

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  • Florence SW

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the communities of Fern and…

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  • Wheeler Lake

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the community of Wheeler La…

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  • Mondeaux Dam

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around Mondeaux Dam. Kaysen enhanc…

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  • Timms Hill

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around Timms Hill. Kaysen enhanced…

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  • Mead Lake West

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around Mead Lake. Kaysen enhanced…

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  • Thunder Mountain

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around Thunder Mountain. Kaysen en…

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  • Lac Sault Dore

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around Lac Sault Dore. Kaysen enha…

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  • Medford NW

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the communities of Murat an…

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  • Shay Lake

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around Shay Lake. Kaysen enhanced…

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  • Oxbo

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the community of Oxbo. Kays…

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  • Paine Lumber Company at Oshkosh, Wis.

    Paine Lumber Company

    This map shows building use, railroads, tramways, lumber yards, roads, watchman's stations, and steam pipes. Also included is text about buildings, Clapp automatic fire extinguishers, and American wat…

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  • Marengo SE

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the community of Marengo. K…

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