Loggers at a bunkhouse
The interior of a tent bunkhouse. Since logging was normally a winter “sport”, the tents which suggest a warmer season are puzzlement. Clearly Sealy posturepedic mattresses were still in the future.
The logging industry was a winter business in 1916-17 when this picture was taken. It took a sturdy breed of men to perform the necessary tasks in the freezing temperatures of northern Wisconsin. The…
A history of logging in the Chippewa River Valley. Chapters include: The River; The Camp; The Woods; The Drive; End Marks and Bark Marks; Sawmill Operations; Mill Sites Remembered; A Sawdust War; "Tan…
Logging camp and crew in Wisconsin.
A logging camp kitchen in Wisconsin.
William Sauntry logging camp, twenty five miles north of Gordon, Wisconsin.
Menomonee Bay Shore Lumber Company--Soper-Wheeler Company