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 group of lumberjack posing near a large pile of logs ready for transport to the mill.
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.
Four teams and several men lined up to the right of a large load of logs being pulled by another team of horses and guided by three men on the tops of the logs.
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…
Photo reads: loading for McInnis. Photo by Parfit.
A scene at one of A.O. Anderson’s logging camps near Omer Lundt’s present home on Lundt Road east of Crandon. Theodore Lundt, Omer’s father, is the man seated with his hands in his lap. The seated man…
An undated photo showing a sled of lumber being pulled by two horses. Three men are pictured riding on the load of lumber. A sign for a dentist can be seen in the photo.
A group of lumberjacks loading or unloading logs using a "slide-ass jammer" getting them ready for the mill.