Summary: "A documentary detailing the renovation of a historic set of Big Wheels and the determination of one man who made it happen"--Disc surface. Retired history buff Bill Steffler volunteered his time and skills to rebuild a rotting set of ten foot logging "Big Wheels" owned by Traverse City, Michigan. He discovered almost all of it was beyond restoration; building new parts from scratch was...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Brauer Productions 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV REI
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 634 Re-Inventing
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 634.98 DVD Re-Inventing 2008
Summary: The celebrated writer reminisces about his boyhood in Michigan at the turn of the century.
Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1987
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4 CAT
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 977.4632 CAT
Summary: "This book complements and augments the store of knowledge currently available on the subject of Michigan's abandoned railroads. By design, the work is limited to Michigan's pine belt, in the northern half of the Lower Peninsula. In the late 1800s, logging railroads were densely concentrated in that locale. Restricting the scope of the book to that region results in a volume of manageable size....
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 385 HAN
Summary: An account of George Lutman's actual experiences of a pioneer lumberman. George Lutman spent practically tow-thirds of his life in the lumber woods of Northern Michigan. He served in all branches of work from chore boy to "Walking Boss". This account was dictated to his daughter.
Publisher / Publication Date: 0000
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 921 Lutman
Summary: An authentic account of the lumberjacks, the lumber barons and the millhands as told by William Crowe, lumberjack, a first-hand witness.
Publisher / Publication Date: North Country Pub. 2002
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.98 CRO
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 634.98 CRO
Summary: In 1895, twelve-year-old Stan decides to find his long-lost father in the logging camps of Michigan, documenting in his scrapbook his travels and encounters with troublesome relatives, his mother's suitors, lumberjacks, and more.
Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2015