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Ingram, Orrin Henry, 1830-1918 / Autobiography, Orrin Henry Ingram : May, 1830--December, 1912
(1912)

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 My  Boyhood .............................................  5
 Beginning in Lumber ...................................... a
 Manager-Law in Canada ................................. 10
 Mill-Building Superintendent ............................... 16
 Married, and Again at Bytown .............................. 16
 My Own Employer ...................................... 17
 On a Big Salary ......................................    19
 With the Gilmore Company ................................ 21
 Enlarging Operations ..................................... 24
 Early-Day Railroads ...................................... 27
 Lumber Camps-Incidents ...................................... 27
 Wrecked Aeronauts ...........................             32
 Acquaintance with Mr. Kennedy ................................. 83
 A Long Drive ......................................       33
 Western Fever.............................                34
 The Grand Trunk Railroad .............................    34
 A Stage-Coach Experience .............................   35
 Remained with the Gilmores ............................. 36
 A Rejected Opportunity .............................     37
 An Eau Claire Breeze .............................        39
 In Eau Claire to Remain .............................    42
 Acquaintance with Mr. Thorp ............................. 44
 Local Church Activities .............................    46
 Products and Markets .............................        48
 Mills-Booms--Dells Dam .............................      49
 What "Might Have Been" ........................           52
 In "The Pool" for Self-Protection .............................
53
 Chippewa River Navigation .............................  56
 The Eddy Mill.............................                58
 The Dells Dam ........................................... 58
 Selling the City Bonds .......................................... 60
 Dells Dam Troubles ........................................ 66
 Dangers from Floods ............................................ 67
 Dam of General Benefit .................................... 69
 Value of Water Powers ......................................... 70
 Possible Development ..................................... 71
 A Second Retrospective View ................................... 72
 Paper-Mill Experience ..................................... 73
 Dells Dam Power ......................................... 75
 Chippewa Valley Railway, Light and Power Company ............ 76
 Other Interests.79
 Late Purchase by Railway Light and Power Co ............... 82
 Assisted by Your Mother .................................. 82


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