Saturday, March 9, 2013

The forests of Aroostook, (Maine) where . . .

. . . for many previous winters, thousands of axes have almost incessantly sounded, are almost silent this season.  The sturdy lumbermen are away to the wars and the pine will stand another year.  The same is to a large extent true of the lumber district of the Northwest.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, February 8, 1862, p. 2

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