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Wisconsin'S Northern Pineries: A Narrative Economic History

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  • Runge, C. Ford

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This essay provides a brief narrative economic history of the timber industry in Wisconsin, including details of my family's involvement in the industry. It evaluates the constraints to production, the major methods of timber harvesting, and the men and companies that dominated the trade. It concludes that the industry left an indelible physical, economic and institutional mark on the region.

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  • Runge, C. Ford, 2002. "Wisconsin'S Northern Pineries: A Narrative Economic History," Working Papers 14420, University of Minnesota, Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:umciwp:14420
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