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Autobiography, Orrin Henry Ingram : May, 1830--December, 1912

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Ingram, Orrin Henry, 1830-1918
Autobiography, Orrin Henry Ingram : May, 1830--December, 1912
Eau Claire, Wisconsin: [s.n.], 1912
83 p. : ports. ; 23 cm.

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Contents

[Frontispiece] O. H. Ingram

[Title page] Autobiography. Orrin Henry Ingram: May, 1830--December, 1912

Contents, pp. [1]-[2]

Mrs. Cornelia Pierce Ingram, pp. [3]-[4]

My boyhood, pp. [5]-8

Beginning in lumber, pp. 8-10

Manager--law in Canada, pp. 10-16

Mill-building superintendent, p. 16

Married and again at Bytown, pp. 16-17

My own employer, pp. 17-19

On a big salary, pp. 19-21

With the Gilmore Company, pp. 21-23

Enlarging operations, pp. 24-27

Early-day railroads, p. 27

Lumber camps--incidents, pp. 27-32

Wrecked aeronauts, p. 32

Acquaintance with Mr. Kennedy, p. 33

A long drive, pp. 33-34

Western fever, p. 34

The Grand Trunk railroad, p. 34

A stage-coach experience, pp. 35-36

Remained with the Gilmores, pp. 36-37

A rejected opportunity, pp. 37-39

An Eau Claire breeze, pp. 39-42

In Eau Claire to remain, pp. 42-44

Acquaintance with Mr. Thorp, pp. 44-45

Local church activities, pp. 46-47

Products and markets, pp. 48-49

Mills--booms--Dells dam, pp. 49-52

What "might have been", pp. 52-53

In "the pool" for self-protection, pp. 53-55

Chippewa River navigation, pp. 56-58

The Eddy mill, p. 58

The Dells dam, pp. 58-59

Selling the city bonds, pp. 60-65

Dells dam troubles, pp. 66-67

Dangers from floods, pp. 67-68

Dam of general benefit, pp. 69-70

Value of water powers, pp. 70-71

Possible development, pp. 71-72

A second retrospective view, p. 72

Paper-mill experience, pp. 73-75

Dells dam power, pp. 75-76

Chippewa Valley Railway, Light and Power Company, pp. 76-79

Other interests, pp. 79-81

Late purchase by Railway, Light and Power Co., p. 82

Assisted by your mother, pp. 82-83


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