The Wisconsin lumberman, devoted to the lumbering interests of the northwest
Vol. 1, No. 1 (April 1873)
Locals, pp. 8-14 PDF (1.5 MB)
THE WISCONSIN LUMBERMAN. II pie log e:i1)p will be got i.i for thle (rivi..g above the Falls probably fifteen. Not les W1150.l. tlithan three hundred million certainly will be _ uneedecd in ihik valley for home coesumption, - rlie i..:Arutitimt, of tie great bisoii i,, and ve are not livi v to get any more. tile r I iit liatliver at ;V;illiallklspirt, c n c miniwickdo *uriitg the wiiiter of ' TO E WIS, CENTRAL. B. B. 1W49-5i0. I,tla)n tireoi liu has cotiitiitied(l vie. lo.iciig o** tile. iccoI: j n etlal rail- from tinie to time u..til i,40W OneC .U llioll Mid il \11 I . )Ve 1 Z1IiuotSL iiic.leulable value LJ#)ws ilave been exlpe..dled and tile b.sinil t" L luilslrilig oif'a b o Wicollnill. By has a eapacity ol thiree luinalred millio.is r' cack; o *ott liaUi or of thei line it will be nuiicud tha li~t he iomd is to be run between of feet I., logs. IL i6 said th t io 1 lieL R. I a&id ' LUasL 1o. a distanec of arloUt 1O spri*.g, it is paickedl lulli ol log." s'o"lidly ililes, ero-silig the alhost innumierable that crossi. g tihe ri . er o.. tbeni is x-tirely tribhitaries, not only of the WisConsiU but of Lile. The Officers of the Stevenis Poit Bonk Collipn.uy have reaso.i to co.,gratu late theinsu lves while complpitriL g tle above fifures with the work accolmjplishied Li proportion to tile ailnoot (tf mnoley by them expenled, this winter. Waith .-. ex- penue ot hot over $23,04,0, 108 acres ottriv- er (Iesid s tine first receivi..g boomnl) h ve lcenl most substantially eaelosed, caipablle of holding 54,000,000 in logs. By extend- ing the preselit boom beyotd the "Bob Wade Slough" and finishing the contcmi- plated booms below the Upper Shaurette, the 1>.tck and C(iippewa livers. Vast bodies oi Pine iuloer alc coiitiiloipi- to the line of this road t lie construction of whiich will afford talhlImportakiou it) logs and lumber hitherto cii clv inmce.ssilie. inid hlumbering op. pural':iollb ahicih have been entirely dependent il ceV..ail sztagct olfwater will nou.v be carried oii WiLl 1it a erllaillny of success by icaub of the traniiportatioin to be aHlorded by the Wis- nsllbill Central. It is reported that the lumber sales at Du. buque during the year 1872 ammounted to 52,000,000 feet oflumber, upwards of 17,000K,. ' O ofJhinloes aud about 12-000-00l) lath. the Stevens Point Boomi Couipatay would . be iiabled to hiaudlle, with pelrlcct safety, The Tittabawassec Boom Company (Miebi. 230,000,000 i.. logs, while tile expe..se of gan) in 1864 handled 90,000,000 in logs and in such bvooiv would not exceed (at a high 1872 310,216,000. estimate) $150000. ' The "Jump River Pine" is considered one Owing to the cpizootic the sickness of the of the finest bodies of pine timber in Wiscon. men and other causes, says the Eau Claire siU. The Wisconsin Central railroad will Fre6 1'rnu, the log erop this year will be a soon pass through that locality. light one. Eau Claire will uot have over one a hnndred and fifty million, all of which she will use. CUlippewa Falls and the mills be- logging the past winter on the head wat. tween that city and our own will need a hun- ers of the Big Eau Pleine and will soon dred million, Menominee fifty million, lau have in operation a steam mill at that Gaily seven or eight million, and the mills ppoint.
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