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The Wisconsin lumberman, devoted to the lumbering interests of the northwest


Northrop, E. B.; Chittenden, H. A., Jr., Editor
The Wisconsin lumberman, devoted to the lumbering interests of the northwest
Volume I. Number 6
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Lumberman Publishing Co., March, 1874

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[Cover] The Wisconsin lumberman, devoted to the lumbering interests of the northwest

Principal contents

[Title page] The Wisconsin lumberman

"Spring prospects", pp. [unnumbered]-370

The destruction of pine forests, pp. 370-371

St. Louis, pp. 371-372

Measure of damages for the wrongful cutting of timber, pp. 372-373

Inspection of lumber. Text of the Michigan law providing for the uniform inspection of lumber--something for Wisconsin lumbermen and Wisconsin legislators to study, pp. 373-378

A conservative view of the situation. The prospects of a large crop on the Chippewa for 1874--nothing short of a poor drive or a strong organization of manufacturers can bull the market for the coming season--but the logging this year has been better and more economically done than usual--and manufacturers are in a better shape than was expected--a prediction of fair prices for an average crop, pp. 379-382

The hardwoods of Wisconsin, pp. 382-383

The Menominee River log crop, p. 383

Necedah, Wis. Thirty millions per year, the capacity of Necedah's saw mills--ten million feet of lumber now in pile--sixty millions the product of last seasons log crop--the cut this season will not exceed seventeen millions--the Kilbourn Dam nuisance, pp. 384-385

Pine lands, p. 385

The sheering boom patent case. A claim upon loggers that matches Woodbury's claim upon planing mills--the Eau Claire Lumber Company against the logging interests of the whole country--history of a pretty little piece of special legislation in Congress--how Senator Carpenter protected the interests of his constituents and what Congressman Sawyer did to prove himself a Wisconsin lumberman indeed, pp. 386-391

Iron ore from the Penoka Range, p. 391

From the woods. Lumbering on the Willow River, Wisconsin--a dollar and a half railroad organized, pp. 391-392

Michigan lumber. Summary statement of the lumber cut of Michigan during 1873, p. 392

Amount of lumber handled at Detriot, Sandusky and Erie during 1873, p. 393

On the Black River. Meeting of the Log Driving Association at Neilsville, p. 394

Patents and improvements in the lumber trade, pp. 395-396

Lumber shipments from Grand Rapids Mich., p. 396

The situation in Michigan. Early thaw and a short crop--the manufacturing capacity of Manistee--Wisconsin lumbermen called on to co-operate with the Michigan Convention of Pine Land Owners, F. W. H. p. 396

Stevens Point, Wisconsin, p. 397

The winter's logging on the Black River. Total product not to exceed 125,000,000--350,000,000 the cut of 1872--logging done cheaper this winter by $1.00 per thousand, than in any previous season, pp. 397-398

Lumber. The trade in northwestern Wisconsin--proposed organization of dealers to regulate prices, p. 398

Preservation of forests, p. 398

The destruction of the forests, p. 399

An idea for teamsters, p. 399

The preservation of timber, pp. 399-400

The timber of the Pacific Coast, p. 400

The Wisconsin lumberman, p. 400

The science of forestry in America. Remarks of Col. D. A. Robertson, of St. Paul, on the subject before the Farmers' Club of the American Institute in New York City, pp. 401-403

Forest trees and culture, pp. 403-404

Lumber interests of the Saginaw Valley. Amount of available pine in Michigan--history of the lumber trade of this section--statistics of the past eight years compared, pp. 404-406

The mulberry as a shade tree, p. 406

Forests and forestry, pp. 406-407

Yellow River improvement repeal bill, p. 408

Pine lands in the south, p. 409

The manufacture of square timber. Some account of the business in Michigan--how it is carried on--growing demand for oak timber, pp. 409-410

A Wisconsin lumberman abroad. Interesting letter from Mr. J. G. Thorp of the Eau Claire Lumber Company--description of Menton, France--habits of the peasantry--the terrors of gambling, Thorp, J. G. pp. 410-411

The stave maufactures [manufactures] of Brown County, Wis. The successor to the shingle trade--some particulars of the business--the old saw and shingle mills being transformed into stave mills--value of the hard woods of Wisconsin, pp. 411-412

Railroad lands. Sales of the land department of the Flint and Pere Marquette Railroad Company, p. 413

Logging on the Susquehanna. Estimate of the logs being put in the west branch of the Susquehanna River and its tributaries, p. 413

A good chance for our lumbermen, pp. 413-414

Steam boiler explosions. The work accomplished by the United States commission, pp. 414-415

The lumber business in Midland County, pp. 415-416

Lumbering operations. The amount of logs being put in on the sable, and at Harrisville, Greenbush and Alcona, p. 416

The Wisconsin Central. What this company has done for the state and what it now asks of the state--relief from being obliged to build a crooked line where the trade of the state requires a direct line--will the state of Wisconsin grant reasonable encouragement to the only real Wisconsin railway in the state?, pp. 417-420

Wisconsin's most neglected town. How the city of Superior has not gone ahead within the last thirty years--incredible indifference of Wisconsin statesmen to the development of northwestern Wisconsin, pp. 420-422

Machine lathes, pp. 422-423

Chain-bed parallel planers [planners], pp. 423-424

Circulation of sap in trees. The flow of sap in trees and plants--a lecture by Professor Clark, of Massachusetts, Clark, Professor pp. 424-428

The waste of fences, pp. 428-429

Amenities of the lumber camp. The hospitalities of prominent Michigan lumbermen--lumbering on the Tittabawassee--what Messrs. Green and Plummer and others are doing this winter, pp. 430-431

St. Louis saw works. Branch, Crookes and Co., p. 431

National lumber association. Opinions of practical men on the necessity of a practical organization, pp. 432-434

The current debate. Continuation of the argument on the timber famine question--reply of Mr. James Little to Mr. Wait--further considerations in support of his position--condition of the resources of Canada, pp. 434-437

Logging, p. 437

Lumber markets, pp. 438-443

[Advertisements], pp. 443-[456]

Lumbermen's register, pp. 457-464 ff.

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