Hoisting Pulpwood; A Century of Pulp Hoisting Operations on Chequamegon Bay 1872-1972
A book by Tom Stanley of the history of pulp hoisting operations in Ashland, Wisconsin. It includes Stanley's recollections from working at the Consolidated Water Power and Paper Company's hoist in 1959 and 1960. It also contains information about logging, the Consolidated Company and Ashland's history during the "boom" period. Price includes shipping and handling.
Book: Chief Namakagon and The Legend of Silver in Northern Wisconsin
Book titled Chief Namakagon and The Legend of Silver in Northern Wisconsin written by Mr. Kimberly Wallin of Grand View, WI copyright 2007. Table of Contents lists Part I Chief Namagaon: The Lonely Island Hermit, Oddities & Mysteries. Part II The Search for Gold and Silver in Northern Wisconsin: In the beginning..., Ashland settlement & pioneer life, Gold & Silver luck will find a way, Lost mines & faded hopes, In search of Chief Namakagon's silver mine, Epilogue. Part III Amplification Notes for parts I & II. Part IV Incidentals: Picturesque Wisconsin, Early History of Ashland, Wisconsin, Origin of Place Names along the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad (Bayfield County), A reporter's visit to Drummond, Pratt (Grand View) & Mason in 1885, Some Early History of Cable, Wisconsin, and The Apostle Islands history and description from 1907. Price includes Shipping & Handling.
Ashland Token Earrings
These tokens were from the Ashland Light Power and Street Railway Company. Each token was good for 1 city fare, and was most likely used between 1913 and 1922. This company became the Lake Superior District Power Company in 1922. The Street Railway operations in Ashland ended due to increased automobile use. Price includes Shipping & Handling.
Book: Ford Tramps
Book titled Ford Tramps by Seegar Swanson. "Travel the United States perimeter in 1924 with two 20 year old adventurers. Feel the bumpy road as a secondhand 1919 Model T Ford climbs mountains, crosses streams, fights city traffic and provides shelter for it's explorers. Start out with $100, a lunch basket, one suitcase of clothes and a goal to reach the four corner states, even though you have never been more than 30 miles from your Wisconsin home." Price includes Shipping & Handling.
Book: Tor Loken & the Death of Chief Namakagon
New northwoods novel: Tor Loken & the Death of Chief Namakagon by James Brakken from Cable. This is the second book in Brakken's Chief Namakagon trilogy. The fact-based 19th century murder mystery explores the last years of Old Ice Feathers, more commonly known as Chief Namakagon. Price includes Shipping & Handling.
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