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An Introduction
MN A HISTORY OF THE LAND MAPS
WINTERFALL            SPRING
Rut CutterWhat is this and how might it helpmaking logging easier in the winter?
Water WagonWhat is this and how might it helpmaking logging easier in the winter?
Each company stamped their logs    with their registered marks.What is this and how might it help on a log drive?
WaniganWhat is this and how might it help on a log drive?
AT THE CUT & ON THE DRIVESWAMPERSAWYERSSKIDDERRIVER RAT                    A “SAWYER” crew cuts felled treesriverslog     ...
JOBS IN THE CAMPCOOKIEBARN BOSSTIMBER CRUISER A “COOKIE” is a camp cook’s assistant.                     One or two cooks ...
JOBS IN THE CAMPCOOKIE                  The “BARN BOSS” took care of the horsesBARN BOSS         and the barn.TIMBER CRUISER
JOBS IN THE CAMPCOOKIEBARN BOSSTIMBER CRUISERA “TIMBER CRUISER” located valuabletimber and estimated the amount oftimber g...
JOBS IN THE CAMPPENCIL PUSHER    A “PENCIL PUSHER” is a camp clerk.
Frederick WeyerhaeuserThomas Walker   William Laird
Lumber overview
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Lumber overview

  1. 1. An Introduction
  2. 2. MN A HISTORY OF THE LAND MAPS
  3. 3. WINTERFALL SPRING
  4. 4. Rut CutterWhat is this and how might it helpmaking logging easier in the winter?
  5. 5. Water WagonWhat is this and how might it helpmaking logging easier in the winter?
  6. 6. Each company stamped their logs with their registered marks.What is this and how might it help on a log drive?
  7. 7. WaniganWhat is this and how might it help on a log drive?
  8. 8. AT THE CUT & ON THE DRIVESWAMPERSAWYERSSKIDDERRIVER RAT A “SAWYER” crew cuts felled treesriverslog “RIVER RAT” guides logs down into “SKIDDING” crew drives the ox from “SWAMPER” removed branches or during in moved the for for the from the horses thepreparation sawed logs is felled trees in preparation skidding. a very lengthsthatSpring log drives. This sawyers. dangerous job bank or railroad spur. cut to the riverthat requires highly skilled river rats!
  9. 9. JOBS IN THE CAMPCOOKIEBARN BOSSTIMBER CRUISER A “COOKIE” is a camp cook’s assistant. One or two cooks assistants usually assisted the head cook. Working 16 or 17 hours a day, skilled camp cooks were very important in any lumber camp!
  10. 10. JOBS IN THE CAMPCOOKIE The “BARN BOSS” took care of the horsesBARN BOSS and the barn.TIMBER CRUISER
  11. 11. JOBS IN THE CAMPCOOKIEBARN BOSSTIMBER CRUISERA “TIMBER CRUISER” located valuabletimber and estimated the amount oftimber gained and profits for the LumberBaron.
  12. 12. JOBS IN THE CAMPPENCIL PUSHER A “PENCIL PUSHER” is a camp clerk.
  13. 13. Frederick WeyerhaeuserThomas Walker William Laird

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