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The Log Product

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Tne entire log product of the Northwest is stated by the Northwestern Lumberman at 6,152,952,000 feet, ineluding 5,515,514,000 feet of new logs aud 1,639,938,000 feet of old logs. The supply by districts is given as follows : Mississippi Valley, 1,159,000,000 feet ; Lake Superior, 260,500,000 feet ; Lake Michigan, 1,461,014,000 feet; Eastern Michigan, 1,495,000,000 feet ; Wolf rlyer, 120,000,000. To the grand total is to be added about 1,000,000,000 feetfor the logs secured f or mill3 located along the lines of several railroads, the principal ones being the Grand Kapids & Indiana, Plint & Pere Marquette, Detroit, Lansing & Northern, Michigan Central, and at some points outside of any district named. Adding these logs, we have a grand total as the log product of the Northwest f or 1882 of 7,152,952,000 feet. Sunamer logging will make additions to this araount according to the demands of the market. A dull summer in trade would result in the withdrawal of most of the summer camps, The Lumberman says at Saginaw, Muskegon, Manistee, Minneapolis and Eau Claire stocks are much smaller than they were last May, and at some of the towns smaller than they have ever beforebeen since they figured as manut'acturing points. The log product of the Northwest for 1881 is stated as 6,279,950,000 feet, divided by districts aa follows : Mississippi Valley, 1,673,000,000 ; Lake Superior, 147,500,000; Lake Michigan, 1,664,000,000 ; Eastern Michigan, 1,582,200,000 ; Wolf river, 115,00,000.


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