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LUMBER CAMP LIFE IN MICHIGAN - JACOB & REX DYE - READ BY DENNIS M. MORRISON
 
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I came across this book recently and believe the copyright is no longer in effect. This is a fascinating account of the lumbering industry, not a history of it, but snippets of what it was like. The book consists of reminisces by Jacob Dye and his son Rex Dye. I know sometimes my reading voice is a bit off but if you came bare with it this is a fascinating account. The photos are as they appeared in the book.
Views: 5399 Dennis Morrison
White Pine History: Logging in Michigan
 
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This video, produced in 1993, contains information on Michigan's logging era, with an emphasis on Clare County during the last quarter of the 19th century. This video was part of the Forrest Meek collection given to the Clare County Historical Society in 2013 by Mr. Meek's estate. Credit at the end of the video is also given to Ed McKenzie for the production. Questions about the content of the video or the logging era should be directed to [email protected]
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Michigan's Lumbering History
 
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The importance of lumbering and the white pine in Michigan history in Michigan. From my blog at story at http://freep.com/wendland
Views: 22156 Mike Wendland
Lumbering in Michigan
 
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Views: 45 MsAKilar
Lumbering in Michigan
 
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Lumbering
 
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Copper mining in Michigan
 
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Lumbering In Northern Ontario (1923)
 
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A British Instructional Films production. Northern Ontario, Canada. Spruce trees are the source of a great lumber industry. L/S of Ontario landscape with trees and a lake. "Alligators" - steam boats fitted with wheels carry loads from one lake to another over land. M/S of Alligator traveling across the water through the trees. Development of the lumber industry in Northern Ontario has been mainly dependent upon the railway. M/S of train coming around the railway tracks pulling trucks filled with lumber. C/U of the propulsion mechanism of the train - not wheels. M/S of train traveling along. Horses are used to bring the lumber to the railway and in the summer only light loads can be hauled over the rough tracks. Various shots of horses pulling carts through forest landscapes. "Winter closes the lakes and rivers with ice and covers the forests with a deep mantle of snow." Panning shot of snowy forest landscape. C/U of four horses who are about to pull a heavy load. Man in a fur coat climbs aboard the horse drawn vehicle. Moving shots of several horse drawn vehicles. Men sit on top of the loads they are pulling - no clear what these loads are but not lumber. M/S of a snow plough in operation in a city street. "The lumberman builds his own "shack" using his broad axe on the stout logs with unerring skill." M/S of three men using small axes to slice wood from logs to make posts for his shack. C/U of man working with his axe. M/S of man sitting abreast a stack of tree trunks he uses his axe to hack away at a large piece of lumber. M/S of men rolling big logs around. C/U of men using metal poles to move lumber around. M/S of man in a snowy landscape using an axe to chop away at a large log. "The victualling of the camps is a well organised business. Herds of cattle are driven to the camps for the meat supply." M/S of cattle walking towards the camera. Shot of men following the cattle. "In summer the outlaying camps are supplied with stores by means of motor boats." M/S of a man in a motor boat. He starts the engine and moves off. "Many of the lumbermen come from the Province of Quebec and bear strong traces of their French ancestry." M/S of an elderly man carrying a pole suspending two buckets from either end. He puts the bucket down and takes off the yoke. He collects water in the buckets. C/U of the man as he puts the yoke back on his shoulders and walks off. "Gold is part of the mineral wealth of Northern Ontario, and often the lumbermen take up prospecting in the hope of lucky strikes." M/S of three men digging for gold. "They drill the the hard quartz in which the gold is hidden". C/U of two men drilling through the rock with hand tools. "...or with more primitive appliances, they wash the river gravel in search of gold dust and nuggets." C/U of an elderly man panning for gold. He leans over to look closely in his pan. "But the search for gold is hazardous, and the wealth of Ontario still lies in the wonderful forests which yield the stores of the lumber yards." High angle shot of the lumber yards. Film ends. Note: there were probably further reels to this documentary - currently missing. FILM ID:3304.01 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
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Iron mining in Michigan
 
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Central Michigan Lumber Camps (Circa 1900)
 
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This video emphasizes the Joe Lett and Edmund Hall Bundy Hills & Skinner Logging Camps where my ancestors lived and worked. It must be noted that Thomas Guy – Arlo Guy’s Grandfather settled in Rolland Township. The land he purchased yielded many large rock elm timber, which was used to build ships. The timber was hauled to the railroad in Blanchard by means of horses guided by Lovejoy and Rebecca Squires-Tate. A lumber mill was built on the farm in later years. Many African-Americans (Old Settlers) of Isabella, Mecosta, and Montcalm Counties either owned or worked in the lumber camps throughout Michigan. In the 1840's, Eastern states were beginning to exhaust their timber resources, and information about Michigan pine began to spread. Lumbermen began flocking to the Great Lakes State. According to George S. May’s revised edition of Willis Dunbar’s Michigan: A History of the Wolverine State, Michigan’s lumber boom peaked around 1880. Lower peninsula forests were “virtually all cutover” by 1900 and Upper Peninsula lumber production began to decline a few years after that. Conservation techniques and selective cutting increased productivity later in the twentieth century. By then the “hey day” of the lumber industry was unquestionably over.
Views: 746 Marsha Ecorse
RANDOM ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPS OF MICHIGAN - MICHIGAN HISTORY PHOTOS
 
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This is part of a collection of antique Michigan photos I recently assembled. I do hope you will enjoy this rare look back on the Great Lakes State!
Views: 451 Dennis Morrison
Michigan Railroad History
 
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Michigan Railroad history and cartography is explored and examined from this vintage map that was originally produced in 1876. In the video we give a brief history and background into the history of the Michigan railroad system. We then zoom in and explore and examine a vintage map of the Michigan Railroads that was originally produced in 1876.
Views: 1375 Bravura Media Company
Moment in History Extra: Season 2 Ep. 27 "The Michigan Sugar Company"
 
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Sugar beet farming and processing was almost singular in saving the economy of the more northern parts of St. Clair County after the logging industry disappeared.
Views: 732 SCCRESA
Copper Chisel Chip Recovered in U.P. Michigan, dates to 1800's
 
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Found this copper chisel chip in the tailings pile of the Central Mine in the Upper Penninsula of MIchigan. 4-1/4" in length. Found legally during the Keweenaw Mineral Days on August 9, 2014
Views: 242 DirtCleanerVideos
Salt to Coal: Mining in Michigan
 
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TE 402 Digital Story
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History of Copper Mining
 
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Completed by three MSU seniors after visiting the Michigan Historical Museum.
Views: 6926 ThePorkipine
Lumbering in British Columbia
 
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Lumbering in British Columbia (1925), a documentary on the lumbering industry in British Columbia, presents the logging, milling, transporting and shipping of Canadian lumber to the Far East. IDC: 377641
Keweenaw Peninsula Abandoned Copper Mines
 
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A slideshow of some of the abandoned copper mines we visited in the Keweenaw Peninsula. Some were more difficult to get to than others, but the history was fascinating.
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The History of Mining in Detroit, Michigan
 
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Views: 82 Shaun Rountree
History of Michigan
 
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History of Michigan for a cognitive impaired third grade level.
Views: 311 TheresaFredlund
Jack Pine Lumber Jack Show Mackinaw City Michigan
 
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Short video of a 2013 Jack Pine Lumber Jack Show located at Mackinaw City Michigan.
Views: 187 Claude Pageau
10b dianda markkanen logging mining
 
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In reply to a question on tourism and logging and mining on public land, Michigan 110th District State Rep. Scott Dianda and his challenger, Greg Markkanen, state their views during the Ontonagon Candidate Forum. (Video by Keweenaw Now)
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Meet Charley MacIntosh, Forester, Kretz Lumber Co., Inc.
 
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Meet Charley MacIntosh, Kretz Lumber Company Forester, based in Marquette county in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Minecraft - Michigan history , mining
 
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I take a walkthrough tour of mining history in Michigan
Views: 33 Jake Webb
BATTLE OF SKULL ISLAND - NATIVE AMERICAN MICHIGAN HISTORY - SAGINAW MICHIGAN
 
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Michigan during the days when the Native American Indian ruled was not always the peaceful life that so many presume it to have been. Yes there were times like that, but we also know that there were some very bloody battles. This true account is about one such episode which we have named, "The Battle of Skull Island." This battle took much planning among various Indian nations all in an attempt to exterminate the Sauk who controlled the Saginaw Valley in mid Michigan. This video is read by Dennis M. Morrison Sr., and is based on a booklet of his sold through Time Hopper Productions. Please be sure to give us a thumbs up, comment and subscribe! Here at Time Hopper Productions and the Small Lake Michigan Historical Society you are always welcome and appreciated.
Views: 7963 Dennis Morrison
Iron Ore, Great Moments in Michigan History
 
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This is an audio project I produced at Lansing Community College about the history, discovery, and use of Iron Ore in Michigan and how useful and important it was to the shaping of Industry in the state. I am also using this as an entry to the 2016 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards.
Views: 199 Robbie Savageau
Michigan History
 
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History of the Upper Penninsula
 
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A history of the Upper Peninsula
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Free Water in America? Only in Upper Michigan..
 
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Get FREE WATER at the NORWAY SPRING in Norway, Michigan. Want a little history on this historical landmark? ***In 1878 a sawmill was erected here as the first industry in the Norway - Vulcan area. John O'Callaghan was owner of this mill which supplied early mining number needs until 1902. This spring was caused by a 1094 foot hole which was drilled in 1903 by the Oliver Mining Company in search of iron ore. The hole cuts several steeply dipping porous strata that trap water at the higher elevations to the north. The difference in elevation causes pressure: this pressure is released by the drilled hole demonstrating the principle of the artesian well. On the slope to the north are the obscure workings of the Few and Munro mines, operated in 1903-1922, now owned by the Ford Motor Company. IF YOU LIKE MY CONTENT AND WANT TO DONATE, PLEASE CLICK HERE: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=UCXSS5SHLWDYS PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO THIS CHANNEL & THUMBS UP!! *Follow U.P. News & Video on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheRealJasonAsselin *Follow Me on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/DaRogueReporter *Check out my CNN iReports: http://ireport.cnn.com/people/DaElmersBack @All rights reserved.
Views: 903 Jason Asselin
The History Of Milford Michigan
 
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Found this tape and thought someone from Milford might like it. Slow in parts but very cool to see how that village came to be.
Views: 6454 RIKLASVEGAS
Keweenaw Crossing: Michigan's Elevator Bridge
 
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The documentary film produced by the Michigan Department of Transportation, "Keweenaw Crossing: Michigan's Elevator Bridge," details the history and the engineering challenges of building one of the world's heaviest and widest double-deck vertical-lift spans -- the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock.
Views: 16126 MichiganDOT
1965 Nov Smith Bros. Fisheries in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Keweenaw Point
 
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See Oliver H. Smith in action fishing with the Bert S. at the Smith Bros. Fisheries in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Birch Pointe. Features Lincoln and Maxine Smith and Earl (Birthday!) and Hope Huwatschek families. Smith Family History: http://www.christmaswhistler.com/smithHistory/SmithMovieAlbum.html Length: 3 min 49 sec. Source: Lincoln and Maxine Smith home movies.
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Logging in Michigan
 
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Life as a Michigan Lumberman
 
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Upper Michigan Native turned country star
 
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The Copper Country's very own, Hannah Bethel is a rising star in Nashville ------------------------------- Facebook | http://www.facebook.com/uppermichiganssource Twitter | http://www.twitter.com/wluctv6 Website | http://www.UpperMichigansSource.com Thanks for watching!
Views: 218 TV6 & FOX UP
Iron mining
 
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'Winter Comes to Michigan' video from the 1930's resurfaced
 
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'Winter Comes to Michigan' video from the 1930's resurfaced
Views: 112 ABC 10 UP
Arawak tribe: effect of lumbering on the environment (2/3)
 
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For more like this subscribe to the Open University channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXsH4hSV_kEdAOsupMMm4Qw Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/nature-environment --- Members of the Arawak tribe of north-west Guyana talk about how lumbering has affected woodwork. (Part 2 of 3) Playlist link - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL19D50CE3B937446A --- Study 'Environment: journey through a changing world' wth the OU http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/u116.htm Explore qualifications in Environment, Development and International Studies' with the OU http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/environment-development-and-international-studies/index.htm ---
A view from Ludington State Park. Michigan FRAC SAND MINING.
 
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Sargent Sand Mining Company destroying an irreplaceable Natural Resource, OUR Michigan Coastal Dunes!
Views: 192 D. Merwitz
History of the U.P.
 
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How the Upper Peninsula was stolen from Wisconsin by Michigan
Views: 412 GrandpasAndGunsInc
Fall in the Copper Country
 
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Upper Michigan - The Covered Road - Liminga
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Larry Massie Michigan Historian
 
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positivelymichigan.net Michigan History and Culinary History Husband Wife team in Aleagan County Michigan
Michigan's New Department of Natural Resources and Environment
 
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Cyndi Roper discusses the merge of Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Natural Resources and what that may mean for Michigan's environment and the health and safety of residents.
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Michigan History Scenes 2004
 
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In 2004, we went through our video archives and pulled together various scenes of Michigan History. You'll see old time farming, sawmills, threshing machines and the list goes on. Enjoy!
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Copper Country Blues.wmv
 
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This is a good illustration of the Copper Mining History of my home area Michigan's Copper Country in the U. P.
Views: 79 gus linja
BLM 2014 New Michigan Summit: Natural Resources Economy
 
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This video features highlights from a panel focused on Michigan's Natural Resources Economy, presented at Business Leaders for Michigan's 2nd annual Leadership Summit: Building a New Michigan on March 10, 2014. Panelists included: Cindy Larson, President, Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Jean Redfield, President & CEO, NextEnergy John Austin, Director, Michigan Economic Center

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