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Northrop, E. B.; Chittenden, H. A., Jr. (ed.) / The Wisconsin lumberman, devoted to the lumbering interests of the northwest
(August, 1874)

Lumber market,   pp. 521-525 PDF (1.9 MB)


Page 524


524                         The Wiueonsi
New York City.
LU1MBER &c.-DUTr: Hemlock, syca.
mosre, bass and white wood,f M feet $1; all
other varieties of undressed lumber 'V M feet
$2; dressed lumber '# M additional each
side 50c; planed one aide and matched, ad.
ditional, $1; planed two sides and matched,
additional, 1.60; square timber per cubic ft.
30 cents- shingles per M  35c; pine clap.
boards, (4feet) per M pieces S2; spruce
clapboards, (4 feet) per M pieces 1.60;
pickets and paligs 20 per cent. ad val.
Spruce, eastern, per m. ft     20 00f22 00
Bird's-eye maple logs, per sup ft
Black walnut logs------------       g   a
Black walnut, agured and blistered -  88  25
Yellow pine tim  rGeorgia ---   27-   S0
White Oak logr, per cubic feet 4--     60
White oak plank, per m. feet-- ---- 5  0  00
White pine shipping boards -   25 0028 00
DAUOWANl, CADAa A"h lOSEWOOD-DUTT TIEE.
lishgafny, St. Domingo, crtchebs, per ft 25  j70
logs -        10 @25
Cuba, logs _---  -     l0 Q14
"     Portau-Piatt, crotches - 20 "40
.4         .      logs -     10 X18
Neuvltas --
* Mam n illa -_10           15
Mexica logs, small_ _-   12 s16
Honduras, logs-   -         12
'a       "         _  -       10 @1S
Cedar, Move  a-      - -8- ---- ---   91(
s       -----mall - 7   Sff
M exican, logs- _-   --- -_- 8  3
Hondura, logo --- --------9    10
rlorida, per cubic ft-       0
Rosewood, ordinary to good hlo, per tb- 2  4
good to fineBlo -4           8
ordinary to good Bahia - 2   8
good o fine Bahia  ------- 3)1 7
Albany, New York.
From the Albany Argus, Aug. 1, iSS4.
The active movement in lumber noticed
ladt week was of short duration, though some
large sales of common Michigan boi have
been made to manufacturers at tempting
prices, and below our quotations. The gen-
erl trade of the district has been quiet.
Lumber is now marked down to a low figure,
to which the trade will hold, and to next sea.
son if it be necessary.
Receips by canal are light; freights are
low; setterbnot any thing it the aspect
f trade to induce manumcturerb to send for-
ward more than they can possibly help.
Stocks of all kinds are ample and well as.
sorted.
Considerable interest is felt In the action at
t l'e Ottawa meeting which will convene to-
day; it ie hoped and generally expected that
something will be done to curtail production.
The Otawa Citiun reports sales to a New
York firm onA the 23d inst. of 2,000,000 feet
common grades on p. t.
At Chicago the reported receipts of lumber
by lake, to the 21st of July were 48O,B84X4OO
feet agains~t 498,440,000 feetthe ye.ar previous
the shipments frei January 1st, are 294,897,-
i:;
iti
JI
1. .
in Ltmabernan.
000 feet against 280,766,000 feet the previoue
year.
Canal frfeights from Buffalo to Albany are,
1 4.25 ' M  feet for pine and 5 25 for hard
w lood; from Oawego, 2.00.
The receipts at Aliany by the Erie and
Champlain canals durng the 3d week of July
were:
Bdsa.c'tlg ft. Shingles M. Tlm'r c ft. Staves, lab.
1873.2 .,988,900  680        ....-  2,OU,600
1,74. .13,76,700  586        ....        ....
Of the boards and scantling received
8,791,400 feet were by the Erie, and 4,986,30(r
feet by the Champlain cnal.
The receiptSoat Albany by the Erie auld
Champlain canals from the opening of Uavi-
gation to July 23d, were:
Bds.&Bc'tlg ft. Shingles M. Tlm'r c ft. Staves, b.
1878..136,208,S]0  1,689    ....    3,197,800
1874..165,566,800  6,780     ....       ....
River and eastern freights are quoted
as follows:
ToNewYork perM ...................$     125
To Bridgeport    .      .2 00
To New Haven     .      .2 00
To Providence    .      .2 s
To Pawtucket.           .               3 00
To Norwalk     .       .1 75
To Hartford.           .                2 7
To Middletowi .          .              2 25
To New London     .      .2 so
To Philadelphia   .      .2 75
To Baltimore .     .............. ..    4 oo
To Richmond, Va.                        5 o
To Boston, softwod..                      00
To Boston, Hardwood        .6 i!O
The present current    quotations of the
yards are:
Pine, clearV m ....................... 556   045s )0
Pine, fourths V m  ......0 500g3 00
Pine, selects V m ............    . 45 eo648 0eo
Pine, good bo m  ...   ............. SO  00
Pine, common min .   .........    14 00u16 00
Pine, clab board striPs ................  48 0
P    leo inch plank,each .............c  8   4h
Pine, 10 inch lDk. calls, each ........
pine, 0 Inthbrds, each ............ s7    31
Pine, 10 inch board, ounls, each ........ S le  is
Pine, 10 Iach boards, 16 t, V  m ....... . 2B  8 00
Pine, 12 itch beards, 1i ft, V M ....... 28 6029 o 00
Pine, 12 lnch boards. lift, V i, ....... 25 0s o2s o0
PneIlX inch aiding, select, Vm ...... 40 oog44 oD
Pine, ig inch slding, cemmon,V m... .  gla 00
Pine, 1 Inch aiding, selected. V m.... 38 00W42 00)
Pine, 1 Inch siding, cemmon, V in... m16 00e18 tO
Spruce boards, each    .     .         i 15
Spruce plank, 13( inch, ech ..........    is
Spruce plank 2 Inch, each  .   .       @ 28
Spruce, wall strips, each .............   12
Hemlock hoords, each ................     15
Hemlock boards, 4x6, each                 34............  81
Hemlock joists, 2% X4, each               14
Hemlock wall stripe, 214, each            11
Hemloek plank, 2 inch, each  .            30
Black Walnut, good, V . ............. 75 09 8s600
Black Walnut X inch, V  ...........  7  0T80
Black Walnut, M inch V m .       76 0  080 0)
Spmr~Inch Vin ....    ...   :313  364
Sycuore,%linchm V M.80 ....               00
whia wood, chair plank, V m  ..   68 68 00
White wood 1 inch and thick, V i. 38 0i46 00
Whitewood, X Inchi, V . ......     30i  40 00
Ahgood, V m ........................ as  0 4
Ash second quality, V  ............ 2650  30
Oak. good, WI . ....................... J8  40( )
Oak, second qualit, Vin ............. 26  e00


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