Spencer – Men Returning from Lumber Camps (Mar 1881)

News: Spencer – Men Returning from Lumber Camps (Mar 1881)

Transcriber: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org 

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----Source: Spencer Advance (Spencer, Marathon Co., Wis.) 31 Mar 1881

Passenger trains going south are crowded with men from the numerous lumber camps, who are returning to their homes after the campaign in the woods. The risks of life and limb “among the pines” is something akin to the dangers of warfare, and those who come through unharmed have a reason for gratitude, if they consider their life worth anything.



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