Upper Peninsula Logging Camp

Grandpa Murphy’s Logging Camp Near Newberry, Michigan in 1919

Michael Murphy’s Grandfather was a superintendent for the Charcoal Iron Company of America located in Newberry in the early 1900s. He generously offered us these historic photos of an early lumber camp located in the forests near the town of Newberry, Michigan in the Upper Peninsula.  

Grandpa Murphy's Logging Camp

 
Ernest Clyde Murphy
9 Men Working on a Boom Scan
Herbert Carrol Murphy 5 Years Old

 

Newberry Logging Museum
Luce County Historical Museum
Exploring Newberry, Michigan
The Upper Peninsula Traveler Home Page.

Photos: ©Michael Murphy. Canton, Ohio
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