Michigan timber industry

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

Publisher: North Central Forest Experiment Station in St. Paul, Minn

Written in English
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Edition Notes

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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Commercial Timber Sales The forest products industry provi jobs and contributes $20 billion to Michigan’s economy. Approximately 20% of the raw material used by this industry comes from state forest land. The peak of Michigan’s great timber harvest was reached in when mills cut a total of billion board feet of lumber, mostly pine.

By the boom’s end, logging had stripped million acres, none of which was replanted, leaving vast tracts of barren wasteland. The timber cruisers worked for the lumbermen and would select the best land available and reserve it at the land office for their employers.

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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 Michigan timber industry book 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.

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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.

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RAILROAD LOGGING From toMichigan was the nation’s leading timber producer, and its sawmills were among the most efficient in the world. Logging had become a large-scale industry that utilized the latest technologies like steam-powered sawmills and circular saws.

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Timber waste, forest fires, and a total lack of interest in conservation practices all contributed to the devastation. I am using these old photos and postcards to illustrate the saga of the Michigan Timber Industry.

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Michigan Logging Company's Timber News American Edition Michigan Edition International Edition News Photo of the Day © RM Logging - a Michigan Logging Company Plainwell, MI   Supply Base. Michigan is more than half forestland 1 — million acres; and 51 % of Michigan can be classified as commercial forestland, capable of producing a commercial timber crop (USFS ).

Michigan is the state richest in timberland of the 21 Northern states (Powell et al. ) and only New York has more forestland.

Michigan Lumber & Wood Fiber is a forestry and manufacturing conglomerate specializing in the production of hardwood and softwood industrial lumber. We produce over 20 million board feet of lumber each year and reach customers across the Midwest and in Canada. Publication date Topics Lumber trade Michigan Statistics, Timber Michigan Statistics Publisher St.

Paul, Minn.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment StationPages:   Michigan now has 4 million acres in six state forests and million acres in three national forests. Today there are approximately 1, timber producers — harvesters, truckers and brokers — in Michigan.

Half of them are in the Upper Peninsula, and most employ one to five people. The forest industry in Michigan is worth more than $9 billion.

Immediately following the Civil War, the northern states of Michigan. Pennsylvania and Wisconsin were rated as the top three timber producers. In a few short years this picture changed as the northern forest were stripped and the industry began to search for other plentiful forestland.

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