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Deward Touching History By Scott Rozanski
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Not much remains today at the site that once boasted one of the largest sawmills in operation, and the only sawmill constructed specifically to cut white pine. The town of Deward, not plotted on... More > present day maps, was located 5 miles south of Mancelona Road (C-38) lying west of Frederic and southwest of Otsego Lake. The only visible evidence of the once booming town, is large concrete footings and signs labeled “Deward Area” placed along the route by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.< Less
Historic Mill Creek By Scott Rozanski
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Life in the Straits of Mackinac during the 1700 and 1800’s was much different than today. Many tasks were accomplished by hand, including sawing logs into lumber. Two men cutting the entire day... More > could only saw about 14 boards. Many people came to the region because of the abundant fur trade. One of those men was Robert Campbell. Robert Campbell came in search of furs, but forever made a name for himself sawing lumber. Shortly after Robert Campbell arrived, Fort Michilimackinac was preparing to be dismantled and moved. Moving the fort greatly increased the need for lumber. This gave Robert Campbell the idea to build a sawmill. Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park is a National Registered Historic Site, and is toured by thousands of visitors each year. When you visit this site you will be stepping back into a time when men used axes, horses pulled logs and water powered a sawmill.< Less
How To Cut Your Own Lumber By Les and Jane Oke
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Use your own Chainsaw Mill anywhere Find FREE trees and logs to cut! Learn how to easily make your own lumber Find FREE lumber for any project right at home! Build your own house with your... More > Chainsaw Mill 15 years experience Using our Chainsaw Mill Have you checked the price of lumber lately? When we discovered that we could use our chainsaw , with a simple inexpensive attachment to make our own lumber we were pretty excited.The chainsaw mill actually paid for itself the very first day. We offer you step by step guidelines on safe operation and easy to follow pictures of how to cut your own lumber. You can cut the trees right where the fall, so you don't damage your woods hauling the logs out. Make special lumber sizes for special projects. We mostly use dead and damaged trees to improve our woodland property, it is a great ecological and economic solution to the problem of lumber making.< Less
A Place to Lay My Head By Joe A. Moreland
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In the early days of my youth, my family lived a nomadic lifestyle—taking possession of unattended shelter wherever we could find it. We lived in tents, crumbling log cabins, abandoned houses,... More > a barn, a school bus, and even a chicken coop. This is the tale of my life during those years as my mother and father slowly (but somewhat reluctantly) lifted themselves out of the post-Depression era into contemporary society. I don’t pretend to recall every detail of my early life, but the rich and colorful dialects of my family and friends who lived in the rural Oregon Coast Range still echo through my mind.< Less
Welcome to the Dawning of a New Century By Tony Simmons
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At the dawn of the 21st century, the residents of Century, Fla., prepare for their centennial celebration. There's a parade to plan, a murder to plot, a marriage to save and one to let go. Here,... More > universes revolve around a smalltown Lolita, a high school teacher sees possible futures, a Piggly Wiggly meat cutter tries to please his Vegan wife. Secrets will out, and nothing will be the same. "Tony has his fingers all over the pulse of Florida funk - probably a blessing and a curse for him - but always a delight to readers of this state's fiction." - Tim Dorsey (Florida Roadkill)< Less
Welcome to the Dawning of a New Century By Tony Simmons
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At the dawn of the 21st century, the residents of Century, Fla., prepare for their centennial celebration. There's a parade to plan, a murder to plot, a marriage to save and one to let go. Here,... More > universes revolve around a smalltown Lolita, a high school teacher sees possible futures, a Piggly Wiggly meat cutter tries to please his Vegan wife. Secrets will out, and nothing will be the same. "Tony has his fingers all over the pulse of Florida funk - probably a blessing and a curse for him - but always a delight to readers of this state's fiction." - Tim Dorsey (Florida Roadkill)< Less
A History of My Boyhood Home - 198 Capisic Street, Portland, Maine By David Barker
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The author fondly remembers his boyhood days at Capisic and shares his fascinating discoveries concerning the rich history of House, Capisic Pond, the mills, and the nearby area. Powered by Capisic... More > Pond water flow, grist mills and sawmills operated as early as the 1650s, while a grist mill ground grain as late as 1906. There was even a comb factory and an inn, the Capisic Pond House, with swimming in the Pond. In addition, the author reveals the tragedies and successes of the William Jones Thorn (builder of the house) and his brother Greenleaf. Along with their families, they were the first dwellers in the House. The book contains 194 figures comprised of photos, maps, newspaper clippings, and charts. The interior is color and black and white on glossy paper.< Less
Green Gold: The Story of the Hassinger Lumber Company of Konnarock, Virginia By Doug McGuinn
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In 1904, when the Hassinger brothers came from the Penn. county of Forest to the Va. county of Washington with the idea of continuing their father’s lumber business, they liked what they saw:... More > thousands of acres of virgin forest. Two years later, they built a sawmill and a town to support its workers, called Konnarock in Washington County. In less than ten years, the Hassinger Lumber Company was employing over 400 workers, had laid down over 75 miles of railroad track, had built 20 logging camps, and was sawing almost 60,000 board feet of lumber per day. Not only did the Hassinger Lumber Company cut timber in Washington County, Virginia, it also did extensive timbering in neighboring Ashe County, North Carolina, and also sawed timber cut in Watauga County, North Carolina, when the Deep Gap Tie and Lumber Company, located in the Watauga County village of Deep Gap, bought the Hassinger Lumber Company’s Shay locomotive No. 3, sending its logs to the Hassinger sawmill in Konnarock.< Less
Green Gold: The Story of the Hassinger Lumber Company of Konnarock, Virginia By Doug McGuinn
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In 1904, when the Hassinger brothers came from the Penn. county of Forest to the Va. county of Washington with the idea of continuing their father’s lumber business, they liked what they saw:... More > thousands of acres of virgin forest. Two years later, they built a sawmill and a town to support its workers, called Konnarock in Washington County. In less than ten years, the Hassinger Lumber Company was employing over 400 workers, had laid down over 75 miles of railroad track, had built 20 logging camps, and was sawing almost 60,000 board feet of lumber per day. Not only did the Hassinger Lumber Company cut timber in Washington County, Virginia, it also did extensive timbering in neighboring Ashe County, North Carolina, and also sawed timber cut in Watauga County, North Carolina, when the Deep Gap Tie and Lumber Company, located in the Watauga County village of Deep Gap, bought the Hassinger Lumber Company’s Shay locomotive No. 3, sending its logs to the Hassinger sawmill in Konnarock.< Less

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