• Mess hall at lumber camp

    Smith, Dwight

    The interior of a mess hall of one of the area’s logging camps. Which one, and the identities of the men is not known. The men are having their meal inside some sort of light-colored tent. Three pots…

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  • Tent bunkhouse

    Smith, Dwight

    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.

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  • Frank Miles loading crew, Argonne, WIS

    Loggers and horse team with a sled of logs

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  • George Bailey's camp

    Smith, Dwight

    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…

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