Item #61182 Log transportation in the lake states lumber industry 1840-1918. The movement of logs and its relationship to land settlement, waterway development, railroad construction, lumber production and prices. William G. Rector.
Log transportation in the lake states lumber industry 1840-1918. The movement of logs and its relationship to land settlement, waterway development, railroad construction, lumber production and prices

Log transportation in the lake states lumber industry 1840-1918. The movement of logs and its relationship to land settlement, waterway development, railroad construction, lumber production and prices

Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1953. First edition, 8vo, pp. 352pp., frontispiece and 5 graphs in the text; a very good copy or better in original blue cloth. Issued as Vol. 4 in the publisher's American Waterways Series. "Based on primary source material, Rector's study reveals the intimate details of the logging industry in the late 19th century. The broad scope of the work embraces the use of log booms, dams, log driving, rafts, river boats and the other modes of transport. Biographies are provided, and the terminology and customs of the logging camp are told." Clark and Brunet 205. Item #61182

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