WISCONSIN'S NORTHERN PINERIES: A NARRATIVE ECONOMIC HISTORY

This essay provides a brief narrative economic history of the timber industry in Wisconsin, including details of my family's involvement in the industry. It evaluates the constraints to production, the major methods of timber harvesting, and the men and companies that dominated the trade. It concludes that the industry left an indelible physical, economic and institutional mark on the region.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/14420
Total Pages:
37
Series Statement:
Working Paper WP02-8




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