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Among its manufactures are flour, whisky, dressed lumber and ice.
Next to flour, lumber and timber products rank in importance.
The lumber is then delivered to stockyards.
The leading industries are the manufacture of lumber and cotton products.
Bituminous coal and natural gas are found in the vicinity, and the borough ships coal and lumber, and has various important manufactures.Advertisement
The redwood is being rapidly used for lumber.
Antigo is the centre of a good farming and lumbering district, and its manufactures consist principally of lumber,chairs,furniture,sashes,doors and blinds, hubs and spokes, and other wood products.
As a result of these improvements land and timber values have markedly risen, and great impetus has been given to traffic on the rivers, which carry a large part of the cotton, lumber, coal, stone, hay and miscellaneous freights of the state.
Lumber the writing with nothing - let it go as lightly as the bird flies in the air or a fish swims in the sea.
The annual lumber cut from 1898-1903 averaged more than 663,348,000 ft.; of the 852,638,000 ft.Advertisement
The smelting of lead and zinc and the manufacture of paper, lumber, sheet metal and bricks are among the city's industries.
From the surrounding country come much agricultural produce, coal, lumber, bricks and granite.
From Muskegon are shipped large quantities of lumber and market-garden produce, besides the numerous manufactures of the city.
The total value of all factory products in 1904 was $ 6, 3 1 9,44 1 (39.6% more than in 1900), of which more than one-sixth was the value of lumber.
East Chicago is industrially virtually a part of "Greater" Chicago; among its manufactures are iron and steel, cement, lumber, boilers, hay presses, chains, chemicals and foundry products.Advertisement
Lumber is floated down the rivers of the Carpathian watershed to the Danube, and so exported to Turkey and Bulgaria; casks, shaped planks and petroleum drums go chiefly to Austria and Russia.
The most prominent items in this were slaughtering and meat-packing products (value $60,031,133 in 1905); tobacco (in 1905, $30,884,182), flour and grist-mill products (in 1905, $38,026,142), 1 malt liquors (in 1905, $24,154,264), boots and shoes (in 1905, $ 2 3,493,55 2), lumber and timber products (in 1905, $10,903,783), men's factory-made clothing (in 1905, $8,872,831), and cars and general shop construction and repairs by steam railways (1905, $8,720,433).
The city has a considerable trade in grain, lumber, fish, livestock, dairy products and oil; its manufactures include boilers, machinery and canned and pickled fish, especially salmon and herring.
The imports include wheat flour, rice, barley, prepared foods, sugar, coal, kerosene, beer, wines and liquors, railway equipment, machinery and general hardware, fence wire, cotton and other textiles, drugs, lumber, cement, paper, &c., while the exports comprise coffee, bananas, hides and skins, tobacco, precious metals, rubber, cabinet woods, divi-divi, dye-woods, vegetable ivory, Panama hats, orchids, vanilla, &c.
The value of the lumber and timber products increased from $1,014,211 in 1870 to $ 6, 53 0, 757 in 1890, to $10,257,169 in 1900, and to $12,483,908 in 1905.Advertisement
The manufactures of greatest value are lumber and timber products ($12,483,908 in 1905).
Its exports are principally lumber, wheat, live-stock, fish and wool; its imports are largely a variety of products of the Oriental countries.
Enid is situated in a flourishing agricultural and stock-raising region, of which it is the commercial centre, and has various manufactures, including lumber, brick, tile and flour.
It receives practically all the Lake Erie grain shipments besides large quantities of iron ore, lumber and copper, and is a large shipping port for coal, principally anthracite.
The city has bottling works, and manufactures fertilizers, lumber, coffins, ice, &c. The municipality owns and operates the water-works; the water-supply comes from a spring 2 m.Advertisement
It is in a tobacco-growing region, is one of the largest hardwood lumber markets in the country, and has an important shipping trade in pork, agricultural products, dried fruits, lime and limestone, flour and tobacco.
Among its manufactures in 1905 were flour and grist mill products (value, $2,638,914), furniture ($1,655,246), lumber and timber products ($1,229,533), railway cars ($1,118,376), packed meats ($99 8, 4 2 8), woollen and cotton goods, cigars and cigarettes, malt liquors, carriages and wagons, leather and canned goods.
The most important of the state's manufactures in 1900 and in 1905 were lumber and timber products, valued in the latter year at $44,395,7 66 (Wisconsin being second in rank to the state of Washington).
About 60% (both in quantity and value) of the lumber sawed in 1905 was white pine; next in importance were hemlock (more than one-fourth in quantity), basswood (nearly 4%) and, in smaller quantities, birch, oak, elm, maple, ash, tamarack, Norway pine, cedar and spruce.
In 1905 the value of the lumber and timber product was exceeded by that of Washington; but as late as 1908 Wisconsin was the chief source of the white pine supply.
Next to white pine (used largely in shipbuilding) in value in 1908 were red or Norway pine (used in house building), hemlock (used for lumber and wood pulp) and white spruce, a very valuable lumber tree.
Characteristic of the commerce of the state is the shipment by the Great Lakes of bulky freight, chiefly iron ore, grain and flour and lumber.
There is a very slight lumber industry; salmon fisheries are of greater importance.
The leaftobacco market is the largest in the world, most of the leaf-tobacco produced in Kentucky, which in 1900 was 34.9% of the entire crop of the United States, being handled in Louisville; the city's trade in whisky, mules and cement 1 is notably large, and that in pork, wheat, Indian corn, coal and lumber is extensive.
Among its manufactures are lumber (especially yellow-pine), wood-alcohol, turpentine, paper and pulp, fertilizers, wagons, mattresses and machine-shop products.
Among other manufactures are hosiery and knit goods, overalls and suspenders, hardware, lumber, oils and varnishes, gasoline fire engines, mica insulators, agricultural implements, and wagons and carriages.
More than half of the manufacturing establishments were engaged in the manufacture of cotton goods, of lumber and timber, of fertilizers, of cotton-seed oil and cake, of lumber and planing-mill products, of cars and general shop construction, and of hosiery and knit goods.
Forests.-The principal lumber resource of South Carolina is yellow (or " southern ") pine, and there is also a small quantity of cypress.
The value of the lumber product increased from $1,108,880 in 1850 to $5,207,184 in 1900.
Rome's principal manufactures are cotton, cotton-seed oil, lumber, foundry and machine-shop products, bricks and agricultural implements.
Other prominent buildings are the Masonic Temple, the Chamber of Commerce, the Lumber Exchange, the Bank of Commerce, the Auditorium; the buildings of the Metropolitan Life (formerly the Guaranty), the Security Bank, the Northwestern National Bank, the First National Bank, the Andrus, the New York Life, and the Young Men's Christian Association; Hotel Radisson and West Hotel.
The proximity of the rich wheatfields of the northwest, and the extensive timber forests, have made Minneapolis the greatest lumber and flour centre in the world.
The total value of the lumber products in 1905 was $9,960,842 (lumber and timber, $5,816,726; planingmill products, including sash, doors and blinds, $4,144,116).
After the erection of Fort St Anthony (1819; later called Fort Snelling), a water-power saw-mill was erected (1822) to saw lumber for the fort on the east bank of the river at the Falls of St Anthony.
Chattanooga is an important produce, lumber, coal and iron market, and is the principal trade and jobbing centre for a large district in Eastern Tennessee and Northern Georgia and Alabama.
There are also flour mills, tanneries (United States Leather Co.), patent medicine, furniture, coffin woodenware and wagon factories, knitting and spinning mills, planing mills, and sash, door and blind factories - the lumber being obtained from logs floated down the river and by rail.
Among the city's manufactures are lumber, foundry and machine-shop products, naval stores and oars; and there are shad and sturgeon fisheries.
Bedford has a large wholesale grocery trade, manufactures flour, dressed lumber, kegs and handles, and is situated in a fine fruitgrowing district, especially known for its apples and plums. The borough owns and operates the water works.
It is in the Kansas natural-gas field, ships large quantities of grain, and has a large zinc oxide smelter and a large oil refinery, and various manufactures, including vitrified brick and tile, flour, lumber, chemicals, window glass, bottles, pottery and straw boards.
The leading manufactures of the city are flour and grist mill products (valued at $4,242,491 in 1905), lumber and timber products - Nashville is one of the greatest hard wood markets in the United States, and in 1905 the value of lumber and timber products was $1,119,162 and of planing-mill products, $1,299,066 - construction and repair of steam railway cars ($1,724,007 in 1905), tobacco ($1,311,019111 1905), fertilizers ($846,511 in 1905), men's clothing ($720,227 in 1905), saddlery, harness, soap and candles.
Goshen is situated in a good farming region and is an important lumber market.
Grain and lumber are the next largest items. Detroit is a port of entry, and its foreign commerce, chiefly with Canada, is of growing importance.
Among the manufactures are stoves and furnaces, foundry and machine shop products, carriages and wagons, flour and grist mill products, malt liquors, dairymen's and poulterers' supplies, showcases, men's clothing, agricultural implements, saddlery and harness, and lumber.
Second in importance was the timber and lumber industry and lumber products ($21,580,120.) The state has always held an important place in the iron and steel industry.
Lumber interests, however, are of most importance, and here are some of the largest lumber plants in the Pacific Northwest.
The seats are really comfortable with the drivers having extra lumber support and there is also an adjustable drivers armrest for those long journeys.
Bright and early, we they were on their feet and got the lumber to build.
Use sand bags, flak vests, steel plates, or lumber to protect crew.
At the hospital i had blood tests, another MRI but the thing i was most scared of was the lumber puncture.
Our lumber purchasers visit the sawmills several times a year to select the highest quality lumber for your Rainbow Play System.
The leather seats are electrically adjustable to create the perfect driving position and so comfortable with extra lumber support.
Now Sheriff Chris Vaughn, he wields a huge stick fashioned from lumber mill pine.
The cervical, dorsal and lumber vertebrae are normal and extremely straight, which is unusual.
Ashland has considerable river traffic, and various manufactures, including pig iron, nails, wire rods,, steel billets, sheet steel, dressed lumber (especially poplar), furniture, fire brick and leather.
The city's manufactures include fruit baskets, preserved fruits, cider, vinegar, pickles, furniture, lumber and stationers' supplies, particularly material for the "loose-leaf ledger" system of accounting.
Lead smelting and refining (by one establishment) was the most important industry in 1905; lumber, timber and planing mill products, valued at $3,407,951, were produced in that year, and flour and grist mill products, valued at $2,293,587.
The city has a cotton compress, and among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, lumber, ice, foundry products and canned goods.
Ardmore is an important cotton market, and has cotton gins, a cotton compress, machine shops, bridge works, foundries, bottling works and manufactories of cotton-seed oil, brick, concrete, flour, brooms, mattresses and dressed lumber.
The logs, green lumber, and lumber not completely air dried often exhibit a stong, unpleasant odor.
The lumber factory uses abrasives to smooth out the wood and make it ready for selling.
A frame of common lumber, such as pine or oak, will last much longer than a frame made of particle board, plywood or plastic.
Not only will they be able to give you recommendations about what type of lumber to use, but they can give you construction techniques that can be of real use when you get down to sawing and hammering your new creation!
Ask the home improvement store if they have any scrap lumber that you can purchase for a very reduced rate.
Find throw-away scrap lumber at various building sites, or bulk trash pick ups; always ask before taking.
Advertise on sites like Craig's List stating you will haul away old or unused lumber.
By looking for scrap lumber and carpet you can keep your costs down and help environment at the same time.
This type of litter, comprised of scrap bits from pine lumber, has many advantages over the popular clay and silica litter varieties.
You will want to use untreated wood as some treated lumber may contain toxic ingredients such as arsenic.
The instructions also include some good tips about the best kind of lumber to use for kids' furniture.
Be sure to use good quality lumber that hasn't been treated with harmful chemicals.
Choose lumber that's free of knots that might affect the strength of the wood, particularly for support pieces, and sand all pieces very well to avoid splinters.
In many pieces of Amish furniture, especially for pieces made of white oak, craftsmen use lumber that is quarter sawn rather than plain sawn.
Each piece is made of barn lumber that has been reclaimed and recycled.
The 3/4" plywood is used for the majority of the desk while the 1x6 stock lumber is used as support for the monitor shelf.
The pieces of the Polywood Collection are made of recycled milk jugs that are turned into beautiful plastic lumber.
The most common example of this type of green product is certified lumber.
Deforestation, particularly clear cutting forests by the lumber industry, accounts for nearly 25 percent of the carbon dioxide emitted every year around the globe.
Additionally, several lumber companies, such as Georgia Pacific, sell beadboard veneer panels.
Ordering a door from a lumber yard or a home remodeling store is easy if you bring the correct information.
They can also be found at discount outlets, such as Lumber Liquidators or even via online auction sites, such as eBay.
Other Outlets - Other paint stores include the neighborhood hardware store and lumber yard.
Custom islands can be simple and inexpensive -made from lumber and butcher block.
If you don't have a jigsaw, or just aren't confident in your ability to cut your wood properly, most home improvement stores or lumber yards will do it for you.
This is an angled cushion, with a cotton canvas, designed to aid and support your lumber curve.
His father was unhappy with his family's life there and constructed a houseboat from salvage lumber, then set sail down the Ohio River.
Have you tried lumber companies near where you live?
Another option is to have the plywood and lumber cut at the store.
One piece of lumber should be cut in half so each piece measures four feet in length.
Cut two lengths from the other piece of lumber that measure three feet, eight inches in length and discard the small leftover piece.
Assemble the box by first attaching the lumber to the bottom of the plywood base with the two and one-half-inch long wood screws.
Each lumber piece should be placed on the plywood so it is flush to the edge.
Attach to the plywood by drilling two screws on each end of the lumber so it is firmly secured.
Many people use old railroad ties or pressure-treated, rot resistant lumber to build their beds.
It's available from most home and garden centers or lumber yards and can be cut using a power or manual saw.
Although of concern in a vegetable garden, where chemicals may leach into the soil and be absorbed by the vegetables, since flowers aren't eaten, some people are fine with pressure treated lumber.
Like cedar, it's readily available at most home and garden centers and lumber yards, and is easy to work with using common saws and tools.
While you can always use recycled lumber from old barns or pallets, you'll have to replace it faster since the wood is already weathered.
The trade off to save a few dollars on materials is an expense of time later to replace the garden beds more quickly than if you'd built it from scratch using pressure treated lumber, PVC, rocks or some other material that lasts longer.
Raised bed gardening consists of boxes made from lumber, concrete or other materials that are filled with soil and compost.
If raised bed gardening sounds like a great idea, start with a plan before heading off to the lumber yard or garden center for materials.
If you choose to use treated lumber, research indicates that chemicals do leach off treated lumber but rainwater tends to wash them straight down into the soil.
Scientists recommend avoiding planting root crops directly next to the lumber but they should be fine further inside the bed.
You do not have to have a large amount of experience working with lumber or tools to be able to create a raised garden bed.
To do this, place the pieces of lumber in the shape you plan to create for the box, usually a rectangular box shape.
Position the lumber standing up, so the smallest edge is sitting on the ground and facing up.
Always use weather treated lumber in your raised bed to help ensure the wood will not rot.
Three low walls made of lumber, brick, cedar rails or even plastic.
Avoid using railroad ties or pressure treated lumber, as both these types of wood harbor chemicals that make them unsuitable for gardening.
Using those measurements, cut the lumber to the same length and width as the window.
If you bought two by four width lumber, you will need to build your frame three rows high to a total of 12 inches.
Cold frame kits provide all the materials you need to build a cold frame, or you can use lumber purchased at a home center and recycled materials to build your own.
Purchase treated pine lumber or cypress wood that withstands insect attacks and weathering better than untreated wood.
The materials to build your own cold frame greenhouse may be obtained at your local lumber yard, hardware store, or home and garden supply center.
The bed may be contained within a border such as concrete bricks or two by four lumber or merely mounded soil.
Lumber Liquidators has just about every type and style of hardwood flooring you can imagine.
Three years later, Sullivan opened his first Lumber Liquidators store.
Lumber Liquidators offers cork flooring in sheets and easy to install tiles.
If you are using a deck plan, it will tell you how much lumber, how many posts and approximately how many boxes of deck screws you will need.
Grade A lumber is more expensive than lower grades, but it has a more uniform appearance.
Some homeowners prefer lower grades of lumber because of its rustic appeal.
It is created by splitting a piece of lumber into two pieces with a narrow and wide side, making a wedge shape.
By marrying the most sought after features of both wood and plastic and eliminating the negatives, Trex decks have become the leading brand of alternative decking lumber in North America.
More expensive than lumber, composite railings often come in kits for easy installation and to avoid wasted materials.
In the old days, the only choice you had when building a deck was to go with treated lumber.
While this was an advancement over untreated lumber, there was still a great deal of labor and upkeep inherent in these types of decks, and they still had a relatively short lifespan.
There are many reasons for selecting TimberTech composite decking over traditional lumber.
Less Maintenance - Unlike traditional lumber, TimberTech resists sun and water damage.
Try getting that kind of protection and commitment from a company that sells traditional lumber.
The pigments used to color TimberTech are UV resistant, which means they fade much slower than traditional stains on lumber, so your deck will continue to look like new for many years.
Although you'll probably be interested in using treated lumber, there are lots of kits available that use a variety of materials and go together pretty fast.
In theory, you can do this with a metal support structure and lumber.
PaintSource.net,- Here you can find valuable information on the type of lumber used to build decks and the different types of protective coatings that need to be applied from professional painters and contractors.
Spend a few days visiting showrooms and lumber yards before you begin your plans.
In this day and age of fashion-forward sensibility and high style, there's no reason to lumber around town in an enormous, shapeless coat that leaves you looking like a giant marshmallow.
Avoid using pre-treated lumber because chemicals can leach out and into your plants.
Each person also needs a job, so put them to work gathering lumber, gold, and food right from the start.
Tongs should be used to move brush, lumber, and firewood, to avoid exposing one's hands to snakes that might be lying underneath.
Some people went to a lumber store to buy plywood to fit the same area that the pressed wood does to alleviate this concern.
There are five hexes you can use throughout the game - clay to build bricks, forest for lumber, mine for ore, farm for wheat, and pasture for wool.
Items such as windows, doors, cabinets and surplus or reclaimed lumber can all be found at the stores.
The Mendocino hotel is a beautifully restored hotel in the heart of Mendocino, a historic lumber port along the same shipping route as Crescent City.
The company stocks and sells a host of home essentials from lumber and appliances to paint and patio furniture.
Throughout the twentieth century, the town was supported mainly by agriculture and lumber trades, but there was also gold mining and marble (verde antique) quarrying in the area.
Housing costs will increase as lumber shortages appear.
If you lack a power saw and don't want to saw by hand, you can ask your lumber supplier to pre-cut the wood, and you can simply sand and assemble it into a mold.
You can use a piece of 2" x 8" lumber or an exercise step.
The Blue Shield concept began growing around the same time in lumber and mining camps across the Pacific Northwest.
Birmingham also has important lumber interests.
Closely connected with the manufacture of lumber is the making of paper and wood pulp, centralized at Bellows Falls, with waterpower on the Connecticut river and with the raw materials near; the product was valued in 1905 at $3,831,448.
The tonnage of the commerce of this port amounted, according to the reports of the United States army engineers, to 107,421 tons in 1904 and to 249,174 tons in 1908, of which in the latter year nearly 80% was lumber.
Large quantities of cranberries are raised in the township. Plymouth is a port of entry, but its foreign commerce is unimportant; it has a considerable coasting trade, especially in coal and lumber.
Mississippi ranks high among the southern states in the production of lumber.
Ashland has an excellent harbour, has large iron-ore and coal docks, and is the principal port for the shipment of iron ore from the rich Gogebec Range, the annual ore shipment approximating 3,500,000 tons, valued at $12,000,000, and it has also an extensive export trade in lumber.
Fredericton is the chief commercial centre in the interior of the province, and has also a large trade in lumber.
The city's chief interest is in the tobacco industry; it has also considerable trade in other agricultural products and in coal; and its manufactures include carriages and wagons, bricks, lime, flour and dressed lumber.
From his committee he reported in April 1888 the "Mills Bill," which provided for a reduction of the duties on sugar, earthenware, glassware, plate glass, woollen goods and other articles, the substitution of ad valorem for specific duties in many cases, and the placing of lumber (of certain kinds), hemp, wool, flax, borax, tin plates, salt and other articles on the free list.
It is the largest city in eastern Oregon, and is the centre of important mining, lumber, farming and live-stock interests.
An ample supply of natural gas is utilized by its manufacturing establishments; and among its manufactures are axes, lumber, foundry and machine shop products, furniture, boilers, woollen goods, glass and chemical fire-engines.
It is near the great mineral deposits of Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky and North Carolina; an important distributing point for iron, coal and coke; and has tanneries and lumber mills, iron furnaces, tobacco factories, furniture factories and packing houses.
Cautin lies within the temperate agricultural and forest region of the south, and produces wheat, cattle, lumber, tan-bark and fruit.
Lake Charles is the chief centre of lumber manufacture in the state, and has rice mills, car shops and an important trade in wool.
Vancouver lies in a region of extensive forests and of fruitgrowing and farming lands; among its manufactures are lumber products, barrels, condensed milk, flour, beer and canned f_uit.
Its manufactures are shoes, bricks, lumber, ice, agricultural implements, wagons and handles.
Columbia is in a fine farming region; is engaged extensively in the mining and shipping of phosphates; has an important trade in live-stock, especially mules; manufactures cotton, lumber, flour, bricks, pumps and woollen goods; and has marble and stone works.
He began practice at Cleveland, Ohio, but early in 1860 he removed to Michigan, where he abandoned his profession and engaged in the lumber business.
After the war he invested extensively in pine lands in Michigan, and accumulated a large fortune in the lumber business.
The climate and the scenery in and about Biddeford attract summer visitors and there are two resorts, Biddeford Pool and Fortune Rocks within the municipal limits; but the city is chiefly a manufacturing centre (third in rank among the cities of the state in 1905) - good water-power being furnished by the river - and cotton goods, foundry and machine shop products and lumber are the principal products, the first being by far the most important.
Among manufactures are lumber, spokes, handles, waggons, lime, evaporated fruit and flour.
Among the lesser manufactures are lumber and timber products (value in 1905, $5,610,772), most of the raw material being floated down on rafts from Wisconsin and Minnesota.
The leading manufacturing industries in 1905, with the product-value of each in this year, were slaughtering and meat-packing ($4,040,162), foundry and machine shop work ($3,146,914), flour and grist milling ($ 2, 79 8, 74 0), lumber manufacturing and planing ($2,519,081), printing and publishing (newspapers and periodicals, $2,097,339 and book and job printing, $1,278,841), car construction and repairing ($1,549,836) - in 1910 there were railway shops here of the Southern Pacific, Pacific Electric, Los Angeles Street, Salt Lake and Santa Fe railways - and the manufacture of confectionery ($953,915), furniture ($879,910) and malt liquors ($789,393).
For many years Massachusetts controlled a vast lumber trade, drawing upon the forests of Maine, but the growth of the west changed the old channels of trade, and Boston carpenters came to make use of western timber.
Lumber rafts are floated down the Bistritza to the Sereth, and so on to Galatz.
Originally white pine was the principal timber of the Adirondacks, but most of the merchantable portion has been cut, and in 1905 nearly one-half of the lumber product of this section was spruce, the other half mainly hemlock, pine and hardwoods (yellow birch, maple, beech and basswood, and smaller amounts of elm, cherry and ash).
In the Catskills and in the farming regions the lumber product consists largely of hardwoods (mostly oak, chestnut and hickory), smaller amounts of hemlock and pine, and a very little spruce.
The falls of the Hudson here furnish a fine water-power, which is utilized, in connexion with steam and electricity, in the manufacture of lumber, paper and wood pulp, women's clothing, shirts, collars and cuffs, &c. In 1905 the village's factory products were valued at $4,780,331.
There was remarkable growth in the manufacturing industries of Washington between 1880 and 1905, due primarily to the extraordinary development of its lumber industry.
In 1870 the value of lumber products was $1,307,585, and the Territory ranked thirty-first among the states and territories in this industry, and in 1880 the value of the product was $ 1, 734,74 2; by 1905 the value had increased to $49,572,512, and Washington now ranked first.
Next in commercial importance to lumber and timber products are flour and grist mill products, valued in 1905 at $14,663,612.
Gray's Harbour, on the western coast, is of importance in lumber traffic.
A large part of the woodland contains no trees fit for lumber; nevertheless the value of the lumber was $3,024,674 in 1905.
Lumber and timber products, which ranked second, increased in value from $2,846,268 in 1900, to $3,024,674 in 1905.
While it is true that the building of railways, the opening of mines, the growth of the lumber industry and the settlement of frontier lands by hardy pioneers was rapidly promoted by this policy, it also resulted naturally in the accumulation of great wealth in the hands of a comparatively few men who were controlling lumber, coal, oil and railway transportation in a way that was believed to be a menace to the public welfare.
Escanaba has a water front of 8 m., and is an important centre for the shipment of iron-ore, for which eight large and well-equipped docks are provided - there is an ore-crushing plant here; considerable quantities of lumber and fish are also shipped, and furniture, flooring (especially of maple) and wooden ware (butter-dishes and clothes-pins) are manufactured.
The most valuable trees for lumber are spruce, white pine, hemlock, cedar, white birch, ash, maple and basswood; all excepting pine and hemlock and poplar in addition are ground into wood pulp for the manufacture of paper.
The tulip tree produces a good clear lumber known as white wood or poplar, and is also a source of pulp. In the south both white and yellow pine abounds.
The largest industrial establishment is the American Lumber Company's plant, including a saw-mill, a sash, door and blind factory and a box factory.
The city's river commerce, though of less relative importance since the advent of railways, is large and brings to its wharves much bulky freight, such as coal, iron and lumber; it also helps to distribute the products of the city's factories; and the National government has done much to sustain this commerce by deepening and lighting the channel.
In the manufacture of vehicles, harness, leather, hardwood lumber, wood-working machinery, machine tools, printing ink, soap, pig-iron, malt liquors, whisky, shoes, clothing, cigars and tobacco, furniture, cooperage goods, iron and steel safes and vaults, and pianos, also in the packing of meat, especially pork,' it ranks very high among the cities of the Union.
The lumber industry, nevertheless, has steadily increased in importance, the value of the product in 1860 amounting to only $605,864, that in 1890 to $1,600,472, and that in 1900 to $2,650,082, of which sum $2,495,169 was the value of products under the factory system; in 1905 the value of the factory product was $2,750,339.
Logging is the principal industry of several localities, especially in the east, and the lumber product of the state increased in value from $1,502,434 in 1850 to $4,064,361 in 1880, and to $13,774,911 in 1900.
Lumber and timber products held second rank both in 1900 ($13,338,533) and in 1905 ($ 1 4,539, 000).
The most common hardwood trees are sugar maple, yellow birch, white birch and beech; these are widely distributed throughout the state, but are for the most part too young to be cut for lumber.
Most of the virgin forests of the northern section were cut in the latter half of the 19th century, while abandoned farms in the south were becoming reforested, and the value of the state's lumber and timber products increased from $1,099,492 in 1850 to $4,286,142 in 1870, and to $9,218,310 in 1900 and then decreased to $7,519,431 in 1905; since 1890 large quantities of wood, chiefly spruce, have also been used in the manufacture of paper and wood pulp. In 1909 a forestry commission was established.
The manufacture of lumber and timber products, one of the oldest industries of the state, ranked fifth in 1905; these products had increased in value from $5,641,445 in 1890 to $9,218,310 in 1900, or 63.4%, but decreased to $7,519,431 in 1905, the decrease being in large measure due to the great demand for spruce at the paper and pulp mills.
It is a business centre for the prosperous farming region by which it is surrounded, and is a shipping point for oysters and fish; among its manufactures are canned fruits and vegetables, flour, hominy, phosphates, underwear and lumber.
The city is especially important as a salmon fishing and packing centre (cod, halibut and smaller fish also being abundant); it has also an extensive lumber trade, important lumber manufactories, pressed brick and terra-cotta factories, and dairy interests.
It has flour and grist mills (the products of which ranked first in value among the city's manufactures in 1905), wholesale slaughtering and meat-packing establishments, cooperage works, railway repair shops, cotton compresses, lumber yards, salt works, and manufactories of cotton-seed oil and cake, boots and shoes and cotton and agricultural machinery.
The manufacture of lumber and timber gave employment to the largest total number of workers; and this industry, together with those of foundry and machine shops (including locomotives, stoves and furnaces), cotton goods (including small wares), railway car and repair shops, and iron and steel, were (in order) the five greatest employers of labor.
In each of four other industries the products exceeded in value five hundred millions of dollars, namely, those of foundry and machine shops, flour and grist mills, iron and steel, and lumber and timber.
Coal, iron ore, building materials, lumber, livestock, cotton, fruits, vegetables, tobacco and grain are the great items in the domestic commerce of the country, upon its railways, inland waterways, and in the coasting trade.
The commerce on the lakes is largely in grain, coal, iron and lumber.
Among the city's manufactures are lumber, furniture, iron, stoves, flour and brooms. The municipality owns and operates its waterworks.
The exports of lumber are about equally divided between the two.
Numerous smaller canals bring Ottawa into connexion with Lake Champlain and the Hudson river via Montreal; by this route the logs and sawn lumber of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick find their destination.
The lumber trade of British Columbia has suffered from lack of an adequate market, but is increasing with the greater demand from the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Bacon with an excess of fat is not wanted, except in the lumber camps; consequently the farmers of Canada have cultivated a class of swine for bacon having plenty of lean and firm flesh.
Among its manufactures are cotton goods, iron, lumber, nets and twine, bricks, and carriages and wagons.
The principal manufacture is cotton goods; among the other products are lumber, flour, cotton waste, cotton-seed oil and cake, ice, silk, boilers and engines, and general merchandise staples.
Great possibilities were also shown for the production of lumber and naval stores.
In the "Timber Belt" the forests of long leaf pine have an estimated stand of 21,192 million ft.; and in 1905 the product of sawed lumber was valued at $13,563,815.
There are also lumber and coal yards.
From the same source was derived most of the lumber product valued 2 in 1900 at $13,341,160 (more than double what it was in 1890) and in 1905 at $16,716,594.
Fourth in value in 1905 (first, cotton goods; second, lumber and timber; third, cotton-seed oil and cake) were fertilizers, the value of which increased from $3,367,353 in 1900 to $9,461,415 in 1905, when the state ranked first of the United States in this industry; in 1900 it had ranked sixth.
The imports include wheat, flour, Indian corn, jerked beef (carne secca), lard, bacon, wines and liquors, butter, cheese, conserves of all kinds, coal, cotton, woollen, linen and silk textiles, boots and shoes, earthenand glasswares, railway material, machinery, furniture, building material, including pine lumber, drugs and chemicals, and hardware.
Other important articles of commerce are lumber, the receipts of which average 200,000,000 ft.
The Alabama is an important carrier of cotton, cotton seed, fertilizer, cereals, lumber, naval stores, &c.; and in the fiscal year 1906-1907 the freight tonnage was 417,041 tons.
The koa (Acacia koa), from the wood of which the natives used to make the bodies of their canoes, and the only tree of the islands that furnishes much valuable lumber (a hard cabinet wood marketed as " Hawaiian mahogany "), forms extensive forests on Hawaii and Maui between elevations of 2000 and 4000 ft.
Austin is the principal trade and jobbing centre for central and western Texas, is an important market for livestock, cotton, grain and wool, and has extensive manufactories of flour, cotton-seed oil, leather goods, lumber and wooden ware; the value of the factory product in 1905 was $1,569,353, being 105.2% more than in 1900.
In 1820 Peter Barlow reported to the Admiralty that half the compasses in the British Navy were mere lumber and ought to be destroyed.
S.W., the port of entry of the Pearl River customs district, whose exports, chiefly timber, lumber, naval stores and charcoal, were valued at $8,392,271 in 1907.
Toledo is the port of entry for the Miami customs district and is an important shipping point for the iron and copper ores and lumber from the Lake Superior and Michigan regions, for petroleum, coal, fruit, and grain and clover-seed.
Other important manufactures in 1905 were petroleum products ($2,006,484); lumber and planing mill products ($1,604,274); women's clothing ($1,477,648); children's carriages and sleds ($ 1, 4 6 5,599); car-shop construction and repairs, by steam railway companies ($1,366,506); carriages and wagons ($ 1, 22 5,387); structural iron work ($1,102,035); agricultural implements, bicycles, automobiles (a recent and growing industry), plate and cut-glass (made largely from a fine quality of sand found near the city), tobacco, spices and malted liquors.
Among the manufactures are cotton goods, canned oysters, lumber and fertilizer.
In 1905 the city's factory products were valued at $6,355,754, three-tenths of which was the value of lumber and planing mill products, including sashes, doors and blinds.
The city is a wholesale distributing centre for all northern Vermont and New Hampshire, and is one of the principal lumber markets in the east, most of the lumber being imported from Canada.
It manufactures lumber, foundry products, canned goods and creamery products and has grain elevators and tobacco warehouses.
The city is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishop. Wilmington is chiefly a commercial city, and ships large quantities of cotton, lumber, naval stores, rice, marketgarden produce and turpentine; in 1909 the value of its exports was $23,310,070 and the value of its imports $1,282,724.
The total value of the factory product in 1905 was $3,155,458, of which $ 8 93,7 1 5 was the value of lumber and timber products.
Shawnee is situated in a fine agricultural region, is a shipping-point for alfalfa, cotton and potatoes, is an important market for mules, and has large railway repair shops, and cotton-gins and cotton compresses; among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, cotton goods, lumber, bricks and flour.
Large quantities of cotton and lumber are shipped from the city.
Among the manufactures are cotton-seed oil, lumber and staves, and furniture.
Erie is the commercial centre of a large and rich grape-growing and agricultural district, has an extensive trade with the lake ports and by rail (chiefly in coal, iron ore, lumber and grain), and is an important manufacturing centre, among its products being iron, engines, boilers, brass castings, stoves, car heaters, flour, malt liquors, lumber, planing mill products, cooperage products, paper and wood pulp, cigars and other tobacco goods, gas meters, rubber goods, pipe organs, pianos and chemicals.
The city's chief industry is the cutting, sawing and dressing of lumber obtained from the neighbouring forests.
Numerous ocean-going liners, most of which fly the Brazilian or the Argentine flag, ply on the Paraguay and the Parana; smaller vessels ascend the tributary streams, which are also utilized for floating lumber down to the ports.
Menier, the French chocolate manufacturer, who converted the island into a game preserve, and attempted to develop its resources of lumber, peat and minerals.
The principal manufactures are tobacco, cigars, cigarettes, malt liquors, distilled liquors, cotton fabrics, clothing, ice, lumber, foundry and machine shop products, carriages, waggons, furniture and boots and shoes.
Lumber is sawed by steam power, and cotton mills in the Tondo district are operated by steam.
There is good farming land in the vicinity and Alpena has lumber and shingle mills, pulp works, Portland cement manufactories and tanneries; in 1905 the city's factory products were valued at $2,905,263.
In 1906 the commerce of the port, chiefly in lumber, cement, coal, cedar posts and ties, fodder and general merchandise, was valued at $3,018,894.
Menasha had good water power and among its manufactures are paper and sulphite pulp, lumber, wooden-ware and cooperage products, woollen and knit goods, leather, boats and bricks.
The lumber industry exceeds that of any other part of the Dominion, though Quebec possesses greater timber areas untouched.
The bay is well protected by St Vincent, Flag, Sand, and St George's islands; and the shipping of lumber, naval stores and cotton, which reach the city by way of the river, forms the principal industry.
Situated in the midst of a region covered with dense forests of pine and cypress, Beaumont is one of the largest lumber centres of the southern states; it is also the centre of a large rice-growing region.
Bear Creek furnishes considerable water-power, and among the manufactures are lumber, paper, leather and foundry and machine-shop products.
The city has important interests in lumber, besides foundries, machine shops, granite works - there are several granite (notably red granite) quarries in the vicinity - a tannery, and manufactories of shoes and calcined plaster.
The_ principal industries are cottonpressing and the manufacture of lumber and of cotton-seed products; sugar and molasses, artificial ice, mineral waters and brick are other manufactures.
The principal manufactures are machineshop products (the Delaware & Hudson has repair and machine shops at Oneonta), knit goods, silk goods, lumber and planing mill products, &c. The first settlement was made about 1780.
After the log is converted into scantlings, or "lumber," as it is termed in America, it is stacked in the timber yard under covered sheds with open sides to enable it to "season."
Valdosta is in a rich farming and forest country; among its manufactures are cotton products, lumber, &c. The city owns and operates the water works.
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The leading imports are grains, flour, lard and various other foodstuffs, coal, lumber, petroleum and machinery, all mainly from the United States; wines and olive oil from Spain; jerked beef from South America; fabrics and other staples from varied sources.
The city is a shipping point for a rich grain, cotton, livestock and lumber region.
Among its manufactures are lumber, staves, and hoops.
About two-thirds of the increase between 1890 and 1900 was in the lumber industry, which was of slight importance before the former year; it represented more than half the total value of the manufactures of the state in 1905 (output, 1905, $28,065,171 and of mill products $3,786, 7 72 additional); in the value of lumber and timber products the state ranked sixth among the states of the United States in 1900, and seventh in 1905.
After the lumber and timber industry ranked in 1905 the manufacture of cotton-seed oil and cake ($4,939,919) and flour and grist milling.
The redwood is a general utility lumber second only to the common white pine, and the drain on the woods has been continuous since 1850.
In Humboldt county, in the redwood belt near Eureka, are probably the most modern and remarkable lumber mills of the world.
Grains, lumber, fish, fruits and fruit products, petroleum, vegetables and sugar are the leading items in the commerce of San Francisco.
It possesses a great profusion of excellent timber, but the difficulty of extraction has so far restricted the lumber industry within somewhat modest limits.
The city also manufactures cigars, cigarettes, snuff, a fertilizer having tobacco dust as the base, cotton goods, lumber, window sashes, blinds, drugs and hosiery.
There are large railway car construction and repair shops here, and Way - cross is a commercial centre for the forest products (naval stores and lumber) and the cotton, sugar cane, sweet potatoes, melons and pears of the surrounding country.
Among the city's manufactures are lumber, furniture, baskets, pearl buttons, cars, carriages and wagons, Corliss engines,waterworks pumps,metallic burial cases, desks, boxes, crackers, flour, pickles and beer.
Fredericksburg at the head of navigation on the Rappahannock and West Point on the York have traffic of commercial importance in lumber and timber, oysters and farm produce, cotton and tobacco especially being shipped in coastwise vessels from West Point.
Traffic through these canals consists chiefly of forest products, logs, lumber and shingles.
Of the other products, iron and steel ($6,108,295), flouring and grist-mill products ($4,528,062), foundry and machine-shop products ($3,986,985), steam railway repair and construction work ($3,141,602), printing and publishing, wholesale slaughtering and meat packing, malt liquors, lumber and timber, and coke were the most important.
The city is situated in the borders of the pine timber region, and the lumber industry predominates.
Owing to its situation at the head of deep water navigation on the Mississippi, Memphis has become a leading commercial city of the southern states; its trade in cotton, lumber, groceries, mules and horses is especially large.
The city also manufactures large quantities of cotton-seed oil and cake, lumber, flour and grist-mill products, foundry and machine-shop products, confectionery, carriages and wagons, paints, furniture, bricks, cigars, &c. The Illinois Central and the St Louis & San Francisco railways have workshops here.
The leading industries in 1905 were the construction of cars and general railway shop and repair work by steam railway companies (value of product, $2,509,845), the manufacture of lumber and timber products (value $1,315,364) and of flour and grist mill products (value $388,124), and the printing and publishing of newspapers and periodicals (value $279,858).
The lake furnishes water-power, and among the manufactures are paper, lumber, carriages, shoes, &c. Much ice is shipped from the village.
At present its chief interest is in lumber, but in colonial days it was a settlement of aristocratic rice planters.
Among the manufacturing establishments are foundries and machine shops, including the large shops of the Chicago & Alton railway, slaughtering and meat-packing establishments, flour and grist mills, printing and publishing establishments, a caramel factory and lumber factories.
The principal manufactures are mining pumps and machinery, flour, woollen goods, lumber and furniture.
It is the chief centre of the farming country of the lower Fraser and has a small export lumber trade.
Lumber, cattle, leather, flour and beer are exported.
The manufactures include lumber and cotton seed products, and sugar.
Trade is carried on in lumber, grain and flour.
Lumber, grain and flour, fruits and their products, fish, tea and coffee are characteristic staples of commerce.
Besides the government buildings and the court-house, it contains numerous churches, the Prince of Wales College, supported by the province, the Roman Catholic college of St Dunstan's and a normal school; among its manufactures are woollen goods, lumber, canned goods, and foundry products.
The other manufactures were of much less importance, the principal ones being cars and general shop construction, including repairs by steam railway companies ($1,329,308), lumber and timber products ($960,778), and flour and grist mill products ($743,124).
The manufactured products of the city are such as are demanded by a mining country, principally lumber, flour and machine-shop products.
The principal industries were devoted to lumber and timber products, valued at $908,670 in 1900, and in 1905 at $ 2, 8 34,5 06, 211.9% more.
In 1906 the Weyerhauser Syndicate built at Potlatch, a town built by the syndicate in Latah county, a lumber mill, supposed to be the largest in the United States, with a daily capacity of 750,000 ft.
The total value of the lumber and timber products, the furniture products, and the planing-mill products amounted in 1900 to $80,999,685; the value of those manufactures based upon minerals mined or quarried amounted in the same year to $83,730,930.
The Pennsylvania railway has repair shops here, and among Columbia's manufactures are silk goods, embroidery and laces, iron and steel pipe, engines, laundry machinery, brushes, stoves, iron toys, umbrellas, flour, lumber and wagons; the city is also a busy shipping and trading centre.
Atchison's situation and transportation facilities make it an important supply-centre, its trade in grains and live-stock being particularly large; it has large railway machine shops, and its principal manufactures are flour, furniture, lumber, hardware and drugs.
The manufacture of gloves is the leading industry; among the other manufactures are woollen and knit goods, flour, leather, lumber, paper and bricks.
There are lumber mills, cotton mills and cotton-gins; and cotton, farm products and artificial stone are exported.
Albany ships much cotton, and has a cotton compress, a cotton mill, cotton-seed oil and guano factories, brick yards, lumber mills and ice factories.
It has various manufactures, including cotton gins, cotton-seed oil, cigars, lumber and brick.
Until about the same time, when the Maine liquor law was passed, the manufacture of rum from molasses, received in exchange for lumber and fish in the West Indies, was also an important industry.
Lumber and timber products ranked second (1905) - $11,849,654 in 1890, $13,489,401 in 1900, and $17,937,683 in 1905.
Brunswick's growth has been retarded by the successful rivalry of other cities,?notably Savannah; but it has a considerable export trade, principally in lumber, cross-ties and naval stores - its exports were valued at $13,387,838 in 1908--and various manufactories, including planing mills, cooperage works and oyster canneries.
Indeed a Senior Clinical Physiotherapist within the Royal Free Hospital was not able to see an unstable sacroiliac joint and lower lumber spine.
The value of the total factory product was $57,45 1, 445 in 1905, when a little more than three-fourths was represented by lumber and timber products, cotton-seed oil and cake, and cotton goods.
The river furnishes good water-power, and the city has various manufactures, including lumber, paper, wood pulp, match blocks and boxes.
Lumber and flour are Cairo's principal manufactured products, and the city is an important hardwood and cotton-wood market; the Singer Manufacturing Co.
The lumber industry is centred chiefly in Calcasieu parish.
From it the native draws lumber for his hut, utensils for his kitchen, thatch for his roof, medicines, preserved delicacies, and a long list of other articles.
It is also the largest market for fresh-water fish in America, and handles large quantities of lumber and grain.
Minnesota ranked third among the states of the Union in 1900 in the production of lumber, but in 1905 was fifth, the supply having diminished and the industry having been developed in the states of Washington and Louisiana.
Bangor is one of the largest lumber depots in the United States, and also ships considerable quantities of ice.
Bangor has various manufactures, the most important of which (other than those dependent upon lumber) are boots and shoes (including moccasins); among others are trunks, valises, saws, stoves, ranges and furnaces, edge tools and cant dogs, saw-mill machinery, brick, clothing, cigars, flour and dairy products.
Albany is an important railway and commercial centre, particularly as a distributing point for New England markets, as a lumber market and - though to a much less extent than formerly - as a depot for transhipment to the south and west.
Grain, vegetables and lumber are shipped along the coast.
Next in importance among the state's manufactures are lumber and timber, and flour and grist mills.
Railway development in West Virginia has been due largely to the exploitation of the coal and lumber resources of the state.
It is the largest peanut market in the world, is in a great truck-gardening region, and makes large shipments of cotton (822,930 bales in 1905), oysters, coal, fertilizers, lumber, grain, fruits, wine, vegetables, fish and live stock.
A salt basin underlies the city, and, next to the lumber industry, the salt industry was the first to be developed, but its importance has dwindled; the product value in 1905 being $20,098 out of $5,620,866 for all factory products.
The state's lumber trade was important until 1890, when the white pine was nearly exhausted, although there were still spruce and hemlock.
The city has a considerable trade with the surrounding country, in which large quantities of tobacco and hemp are produced; its manufactures include lumber, brooms, chairs, shoes, hemp twine, canned vegetables and glass bottles.
Parkersburg is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishop. Oil, coal, natural gas and fire-clay abound in the neighbouring region, and the city is engaged in the refining of oil and the manufacture of pottery, brick and tile, glass, lumber, furniture, flour, steel, and foundry and machine-shop products.
He then engaged in the lumber and tanning business in western New York, and in banking at Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
The most valuable species for lumber are the long-leaf pine which is predominant in the low southern third of the state, sometimes called the "cow-country"; the short-leaf pine, found farther north; the white oak, quite widely distributed; cotton-wood and red gum, found chiefly on the rich alluvial lands; and the cypress, found chiefly in the marshes of the Delta.
The value of the lumber and timber products was $1,074,003 in 1860; $5, 8 9 8, 74 2 in 1890; $14,862,593 in 1900; and $15731,379 in 1905.
Tampa is an important shipping point for naval stores and phosphate rock, for vegetables, citrus fruit and pineapples, raised in the vicinity, and for lumber, cattle and fuller's earth.
Cattle and pine lumber are sent to Cuba, and Havana tobacco and fine grades of Cuban timber are imported.
Other manufactures are boilers, foundry products, lumber and fertilizers; and there are two shipyards.
Of far greater volume than the foreign commerce is the domestic trade in coal, iron, lumber, &c., largely by way of the Great Lakes.
The principal manufactures are lumber and furniture, and saw-filing and filing-room machinery.
The lumber and timber products were valued in 1905 at $10,901,650, almost twice their valuation in 1890, and an increase of 1.
The leased convicts are employed in the turpentine and lumber industries and in the phosphate works.
The finest agricultural land in the United States is near the lake, and there is an immense trade in all grains, fruits, livestock and lumber, and in products such as flour, pork, hides, leather goods, furniture, &c. Rich lead and copper mines abound, as also salt, iron and coal.
More than one-fourth of the value of its manufactures is in Quaker Oats and other food preparations; among those of less importance are lumber and planing-mill products, foundry and machineshop products, furniture, patent medicines, pumps, carriages and waggons, packed meats and agricultural implements.