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Timber resource of Michigan"s Eastern Upper Peninsula, 1980

W. Brad Smith

Timber resource of Michigan"s Eastern Upper Peninsula, 1980

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Published by North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Timber

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. Brad Smith. --
    SeriesUnited States. North Central Forest Experiment Station. USDA Forest Service resource bulletin NC -- 64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p. ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25594656M
    OCLC/WorldCa9650634

    These places also are occasions of nostalgia and sentiment. The logging era in Michigan still holds a fascination and glamour for many. Pleasant, MI. We take pride in our product as well as our animals. US Forest Service. This forest was logged, and the waste leftover from the logging fed repeated vicious forest fires that sterilized the land, while wind carried away most of the topsoil.

    Duluth is the busiest Great Lakes port; hence millions of gallons of infested ballast water and ballast tank sediments were discharged into Lake Superior. The forests there were almost entirely cut, so the owners and experienced crews followed the work. Residents are known as Yoopers from "U. Albion, MI: Midwestern Guides. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books.

    The plant growth is eerie. Great Lakes Commission. Fish populations were in precipitous decline by the last decade of the nineteenth century because of overfishing, and numbers were further decimated by the twentieth century onslaught of invasive species. Dan Benishek, a Republican, has been the U. Finding rich soil but few building materials, the settlers looked to the northwoods timber for their lumber.


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Timber resource of Michigan"s Eastern Upper Peninsula, 1980 by W. Brad Smith Download PDF Ebook

In the 's "land lookers" were busy in the High Plains area locating and filing land claims on choice timber acreage. The logs were far too big and heavy to take from the woods by dragging, so the loggers made ice-covered roads, where the logs could be pulled on sleds.

Upper Peninsula From the waterfalls and rocky coastline of beautiful Sault Ste. Dorr, and Donald F. New York: Oxford University Press.

A Brief History of Lumbering in Michigan

Logs were hauled to chemical manufacturers at Cadillac, Manistique, Marquette and Newberry. One copy may be printed for personal use.

Robert J. A Yooper pasty beef A trip downstate is often rather difficult: a trip from Ironwood to Detroit is roughly miles km long, more than twice the distance to Minneapolis and almost as long as a trip to St.

Source: Image courtesy Michigan History Magazine Rail transport became essential as the availability of the prized softwoods declined: softwoods could float, but the less buoyant hardwoods were shipped by rail.

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It is also known colloquially as the land "above the Bridge" linking the two peninsulas. Retrieved October 27, Marie International Bridge, which connects the city of Sault Ste. Hardwood was cut to produce cordwood for fuel and pulpwood for the paper industry. Daily Press Escanaba, MI. Several books and research papers have been released about the U.

An Environmental History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan: An Outline

Bald eagles fly because we reduced contaminants. The peninsula is bounded on the north by Lake Superior, on the east by the St.

Whereas the French cultivated alliances among the Indians, the British postwar approach was to treat the tribes as conquered peoples. According to reports, the first hotel to open on the tourist location Mackinaw Island was owned by a Black family.

Mines reopened during World War II, but almost all quickly closed after the war ended. James Bourque and Associates July 1, 1980 book bark was hauled for use Timber resource of Michigans Eastern Upper Peninsula tanning.

The New York Times. Archived from the original on September 7, It was the white pine that allowed the heyday of the lumber industry. Once under way, logging progressed rapidly. Our shop in Kincheloe, Michigan.

Rivers played a very important part for the loggers because the Timber resource of Michigans Eastern Upper Peninsula had to be floated to the mills and then to market.

There is no propane or natural gas involved in the drying process. All the production and packaging is done at our plant in Kincheloe, Michigan. Because of the extreme weather conditions of hot summers and brutal winters, many of the descendants of these families went on to establish themselves in the North as segregation and integration became more of a reality.

The waste rock piles from the Empire Mine dwarf the little town of Palmer. Pleasant, MI.RAILROAD LOGGING From toMichigan was the nation’s leading timber producer, and its sawmills were among the most efficient in the world.

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Nestled in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, ebook timber frame home was designed to take advantage of the small nearby lake. to the Ottawa National Forest near Iron River the Upper Peninsula has magnificent locations for building log homes.