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…
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…
Logging camp and crew in Wisconsin.
A logging camp kitchen in Wisconsin.
William Sauntry logging camp, twenty five miles north of Gordon, Wisconsin.
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