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

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Northrop, E. B.; Chittenden, H. A., Jr., Editor
The Wisconsin lumberman, devoted to the lumbering interests of the northwest
Volume II. Number 3
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Lumberman Publishing Co., June, 1874

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Contents

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

Principal contents

[Title page] The Wisconsin lumberman

The state of the trade, pp. [unnumbered]-235

Milwaukee lumber merchants and the railroads, p. 235

Manner of piling lumber in England, p. 235

Sound advice from Chicago. The fatal errors of western manufacturers pointed out, pp. 236-237

Scale measurement of hard wood logs, p. 238

At the east, p. 239

Erie, Pa., pp. 239-240

Maine drives, p. 240

A Chicago view of the proposed Williamsport convention. The sentiment of that great community of lumber dealers decidedly against it--alleged jealousy of eastern manufacturers on account of Chicago enterprise--apprehension on the aboilition of the duties on Canada lumber, pp. 240-241

Responsibility of the Wisconsin lumberman, pp. 241-242

Heading and stave business in the west, pp. 242-243

The reciprocity treaty and American lumber interests, pp. 243-244

The Presque Isle iron works, pp. 244-246

The apprehension of a wood famine. What the "poor drives" of this season suggest--the lumber trade of Newark, New Jersey, Sworde, Rob. S. pp. 247-248

The best kind of drummer, p. 248

The boom sheering patent controversy. Argument of Mr. Edward N. Dickerson before the House Committee on Patents--grounds of the opposition of Mr. Levi W. Pond and the Eau Claire Lumber Co. to the proposed repeal of the act of June 10, 1872--an able statement of their side of the case, pp. 249-258

Hard wood machinery. Something for the benfit of the new class of manufactures that are springing up in the northwestern pineries of Wisconsin, and on the line of the Wisconsin Central R. R.--Illustrations of various new machines and the latest improvements upon old ones, pp. 259-264

The pine land market, Lindsley, M. P. p. 264

Timber in Russia, pp. 265-266

Patents and improvements in the lumber trade, p. 266

Minnesota logs and lumber, p. 267

Kiln drying lumber, pp. 267-268

All about boiler explosions. Acts which every mill man ought to know--the literature and the science of the subject, pp. 269-271

Pine River drive, p. 271

Canada lumber, p. 272

A haunted saw mill, p. 272

New steam saw mill at Alma, Wis., p. 273

Muskegon lumbering, p. 273

Sorting of lumber. The growing necessity for sorting lumber--a few hints upon the subject, p. 274

How to regulate the speed of an engine, p. 274

The proposed international convention. What eastern and southern manufacturers think of it--their responses to the call of the Boston lumber trade, pp. 275-278

The lumber trade of Tonawanda, p. 278

Growth of lumber interests on the Connecticut River, pp. 278-279

Invitation to lumbermen. Action of the West Branch Lumberman's Exchange--the manufacturers of Williamsport, Pa. invite the lumbermen of the country to meet in convention at that place, Prior, Wm. Randall p. 279

Appropriations for Wisconsin rivers and harbors, pp. 279-280

Tests of the strength of pine, p. 280

Logs around Evart, p. 280

Lumber trade of Buffalo, pp. 281-283

Ancient trees, p. 283

Gov. Washburn's great flouring mill at Minneapolis, p. 284

Saws and saw mills, pp. 285-286

The lumber trade of Darien, pp. 286-287

Preservation of wood, pp. 287-288

Running a raft, p. 288

The lumber trade of Milwaukee. What W. J. Langston has to say about the lumber trade of Milwaukee in the sixteenth annual report of the chamber of commerce, p. 289

Chippewa River survey, pp. 290-291

Michigan lumber. Continued dullness of the market--shipments from the Saginaws and elsewhere, p. 291

The bane of pine land owners. Michigan threatened with another season of forest fires--serious damage on several leading railroad lines--one million feet of lumber burned on the state road, pp. 292-295

Uniformity of inspection, pp. 295-296

Terrible accident on the upper Wolf. Four men drowned and another has his arm broken, p. 296

The markets, pp. 297-302

Incombustible wood for ships and houses, p. 302

[Advertisements], pp. 303-[322]

Lumbermen's register, pp. 323-344 ff.


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