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    • Deward - Logging town at its peak

    • Black and white photograph of the town of Deward, Michigan at it's peak, between 1901 and 1912. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well....
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); logging industry; ghost towns; dwellings; snow;
    • Deward - Snow covered tree stumps

    • Black and white photograph of snow-covered tree stumps in the Deward, Michigan location. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well. The...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); logging industry; ghost towns; winter scenes; snow
    • Cheboygan - "Birds Eye View Showing Courthouse and River, Cheboygan, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1910 of an aerial view of Cheboygan, Michigan, along the Cheboygan River. The large red brick building with the clock tower on the left is the Cheboygan County Courthouse, built 1898-1900. The building...
    • Cheboygan (Mich.); Cheboygan County (Mich.); Cheboygan River (Mich.); Cheboygan County Courthouse (Cheboygan, Mich.); First Congregational Church (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan Brewing & Malting Company (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan High School...
    • Grand Ledge - Print of Grand Ledge, circa 1870-1880

    • Black and white print of Grand Ledge, Michigan, circa 1870-1880, showing the Rose & Harrison Planing Mill and Denison House (hotel) along the Grand River and the iron Bridge Street bridge.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; mills; hotels; cityscapes; bridges; Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); logging industry;
    • Marquette - Lumber yarn on Lake Superior

    • Black and white stereograph of children posing or playing on lumber laid out on the shore of Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan.
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; ships; lumber; logging industry; lakes; people; children; stereographs
    • Antrim - Rail cars hauling lumber

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1895-1905 showing an aerial view of lumber loaded onto railcars in Antrim, Michigan. This lumber was headed for the Antrim Iron Company sawmill.
    • Antrim (Mich.); Antrim County (Mich.); railroad cars; aerial views; lumber; railroad yards; ; storefronts; street scenes; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Saginaw - "Bird's Eye View, Saginaw, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1912 of a bird's-eye view of lumber yards along the Saginaw River in Saginaw, Michigan.
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw River; lumber yards; lumber; logging industry; bridges; railroad cars; railroads; railroad tracks; rivers; postcards
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-04-20 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated April 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, visiting the Stones River battlefield, community news, and hiring a farm hand.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Stones River, Battle of,...
    • Big Rapids - "Birdseye View of the Office, Mills and Yards of Ward Bros."

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting an aerial view of part of the Ward Bros. factory in Big Rapids, Michigan. Included in this image are the offices, mills, and lumber yards....
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Ward Bros. (Big Rapids, Mich.); factories; manufacturing; mills; aerial views; lumber; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Bay City - 1850s Bay City

    • Black and white copy print of a lithograph of Bay City in the early 1850s, showing the Saginaw River in the foreground. Lumber was a major industry in the Saginaw Valley region, and this image shows one of Bay City's saw mills, as well as the...
    • Bay City (Mich.); Bay County (Mich.); aerial views; Saginaw River (Mich.); rivers; lumber; cityscapes; logging industry
    • Big Rapids - "General View of the Mills and Yards of Jones & Green"

    • Black and white photograph from souvenir folder of Big Rapids, published in approximately 1907, depicting the sawmill and lumber yards of Jones & Green manufacturing. Jones & Green manufactured building materials, from sashes, doors and blinds, to...
    • Big Rapids (Mich.); Mecosta County (Mich.); Jones & Green (Big Rapids, Mich.); manufacturing; mills; factories; lumber; railroad tracks; railroad cars; logging industry
    • Jennings - "A Bird's Eye View, Jennings, Mich."

    • Black and white bird's-eye view of Jennings, Michigan with the Mitchell Brothers Lumber Co. mill in the background. The city of Jennings was centered around the timber industry in Missaukee County; when the trees were exhausted in the 1920's, the...
    • Jennings (Mich.); Missaukee County (Mich.); sawmills; mills; logging industry; ghost towns; cityscapes

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