Harvesting the Wilderness: Tyoga Lumber Company and Onota Township, Alger County, Upper Peninsula, Michigan ~ History & Geography ~ Logging

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Title: Harvesting the Wilderness: The Tyoga Lumber Company and Onota Township, a Microcosm of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Author: John Parlin, Bernice Anderson, Jim Carter, Echoe Deibert, Bruce Veneberg, Mike Zuidema

Description: Soft cover. Lightly handled. Inscribed on title page, possibly by co-author John Parlin, else interior is clean. xx, 299 pages. 10 x 7 inches. An anthology of the rise and fall of the Tyoga Lumber Company, and the larger multifaceted effect its short life had upon people and the development of a small region in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The authors provide detailed documentation and many illustrations to paint a portrait of the people of Onota Township in Alger County, the logging trade, and other economic forces of the region in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Contents:

[I] Native Americans of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
[II] Exploration and Settlement of the South Shore of Lake Superior.
[III] The Land of Tyoga.
[IV] Tyoga Lumber Company 1905-1907.
[V] Peoples and Occupations of Alger County.
[VI] Railroads and Roads of Alger County.
[VII] Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company.
[VIII] Geography.
[IX] Demographics and Statistics.
Appendices.
Bibliography.
Index.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Grosbeak Trail Press
Place: [Michigan]
Year: 2011

ISBN: 0985210818

Keywords: history, logging, industry, geography, Alger County, Michigan, Tyoga Lumber, Onota, Lake Superior, Cleveland Cliff,

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