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Michigan timber industry an assessment of timber product output and use, 1994 by Ronald L. Hackett

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Published by North Central Forest Experiment Station in St. Paul, Minn .
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  • Lumber trade -- Michigan -- Statistics.,
  • Timber -- Michigan -- Statistics.,
  • Wood products -- Michigan -- Statistics.

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StatementRonald L. Hackett and John Pilon.
SeriesResource bulletin NC -- 189.
ContributionsPilon, John., North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16135517M

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The timber cruisers worked for the lumbermen and would select the best land available and reserve it at the land office for their employers. Much of this land sold for as little as $ an acre; and later, under the Homestead Act (), men were hired to claim a plot of acres and stay until the timber on it was cut. The Michigan Association of Timbermen offers free SFI qualified trainings as well as state programs that will aid you in finding employees. Should you need anything from the Michigan Association of Timbermen you may call Thank you again for trusting the Michigan Association of Timbermen as your voice in the timber industry. PRIMARY TIMBER INDUSTRY IN MICHIGAN Industrial Roundwood • Michigan’s primary wood-using industry included sawmills, 4 veneer mills, 8 pulp and composite product mills, 13 post and pole mills, 7 industrial fuelwood mills, and 15 mills Author: David E. Haugen, Brian F. Walters, Ronald J. Piva, David. Neumann. Michigan primary mills totaled about million cubic feet— million cubic feet from Michigan sources and 26 million cubic feet from other States and Canada. Michigan Timber Industry, Resource Update FS Figure 1.—Diagram of the movement of industrial roundwood. Figure 2.—Primary wood-using mills, Michigan, RetainedAuthor: David E. Haugen.

19 million acres of forest land contribute directly to Michigan’s economy through timber production which is marketed through the forest products industry Michigan timber products include Christmas trees, logs for lumber, pulpwood for the paper industry, and raw materials for post, piling and the home building industry. It thoroughly covers the pine era, hardwood era, and the pulpwood era. It also goes into detail about many of the most important men behind the lumber companies, both large and small. If you are at all interested in the history of logging, or have an interest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this book is an excellent by: Get this from a library! Michigan timber industry: an assessment of timber product output and use, [Brad W Smith; Anthony K Weatherspoon; John Pilon; North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)]. Trade Statistics. Trade Statistics. Michigan's forest products industry. Contributes $ billion each year to the state's economy. Supports o total jobs. Provides $ billion in total labor income; TIMBER SUPPLY SOURCES.

MICHIGAN'S early history and development, as well as that of adjacent states, was influenced materially by the industry that utilized the timber resources of the state. Much of'the wealth in the forest was extracted quickly by the lumber industry, supplying work to the pioneer, in addition to capital and building material to develop farms and. Michigan Timber Products, Hastings, MI. likes. Wanted: Standing Single Walnut Trees/ Hardwood Timber. Trees may be in the city or country settings. Also buying Standing Hardwood Timber. Highest 5/5(2). The first lumber from the Michigan pineries was cut up in this manner, and there did not seem to be much future in it. The part of the country that bought timber in quantity was the East, which was handy to the Maine forests; and Maine’s pinewoods, like all pinewoods everywhere, were known to be inexhaustible. Home. Chad Tollefson has been working within the Upper Peninsula Logging Industry for more than 20 years and has gained an intense experience in timber started his career at the age of 15 years old. Honing his skills while working his way up through various industry positions, he became proficient with a vast amount of knowledge in all aspects of a logging .