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Pulling Stumps to Clear Land

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Description: Pulling tree stumps in northern Wisconsin. A crowd of curious onlookers watches as workers load large stumps.
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Stump Field

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Description: Field of tree stumps with row of trees in background.
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Meadow with Tree Stumps

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Description: Grass meadow with rotting tree stumps, possibly after a fire.
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A.G. Beebe Farm

Date: September 26 1895
Description: View of the A.G. Beebe farm in Bruce, Wis. with stump land in the foreground. In the background is Mr. Beebe's barn and house.
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Farmhouse and Stump Land

Date: June 17 1929
Description: Farm surrounded by cutover stump land.
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Cutover Stump Land

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Description: Cutover stump land showing a small wooden building on the lefthand side of the image.
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Stump Land and Soil Erosion

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Description: Forest destroyed by destructive logging followed by a fire. The right-hand side of the image shows where soil erosion has begun.
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Cutover Timberland

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Description: Cutover timberlands in Northern Wisconsin.
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Cutover Land

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Description: Expanse of land with tree stumps with trees and buildings in the background.
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Farm of Gustave Voight

Date: 1895
Description: Partially cleared stump land on the farm of Gustave Voight, two miles south of Merrill, Lincoln county. Logs for burning are in the foreground. In the far...
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Adult Men and Children in Field with McCormick Mower

Date: 1900
Description: Four men and three children standing in a stump-strewn field with a horse-drawn McCormick mower.
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Burned Cedar Stumps

Date: May 26 1963
Description: Burned cedar stumps in a swamp with a farm in the distance.
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Men Clearing Stumps

Date: September 03 1895
Description: Clearing stumps with a stump machine on the farm of Christopher Paustenbach, three miles east of Medford, Taylor County.
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Cutover Shacker Hanging Laundry

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Description: In a photograph taken for the Farm Security Administration, a man hangs socks to dry on a clothesline on land where trees have been cut down, or cutover.
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Hough Payloader

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Description: Man driving Hough Payloader, clearing land and loading demolition debris. Hough became a subsidiary of International Harvester Company.
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Railroad Land Sales

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Description: A colored advertising card that was issued by the Land Department of the Wisconsin Central Railroad in order to promote the sale of railroad-owned land in...
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Field of Stumps

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Description: A field of tree stumps beginning to be overgrown with vegetation.
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Town of Irma

Date: 1900
Description: The town buildings in Irma. Many stumps and milled logs are in the foreground.
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Young Boys in Cutover Land

Date: October 29 1937
Description: Two boys standing among stumps in northern Wisocnsin cutover land. T. 34N R. 9E on Highway 17. Trees cut approximately 40 years before photograph was taken...
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Carter's Siding

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Description: Carter's Siding, a small railroad depot in "cutover" country, showing strong evidence of why formerly forested regions of northern Wisconsin were so named.

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