The Round Lake Logging Dam – A Survivor of Wisconsin’s Log-Driving Days
The Round Lake Logging Dam — A Survivor of Wisconsin’s Log-Driving Days by John N. Vogel
A superb historical documentation of the days of the abundance of floatable pine and the network of waterways that connected the piney with sawmills and other markets. The Round Lake dam is a surviving example of the “folk technology” that was a vital component to the logging industry. This book also contains detailed diagrams and photographs, which enhances the narrative chonicling not only the history of the dam, but also the loggin era of northern Wisconsin.