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  • Tragedy on the Chippewa River

    Tragedy on the Chippewa River

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    There is no debate: Logging in early 20th century America was a dangerous job. At hundreds of logging sites, thousands of men worked during hot summers and cold winters. Those men were in perpetual peril. This is one story; there are many.

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Alan Upton

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The histories of American businesses are fascinating. The factors of relationships and events woven together become tales that are stranger than fiction. This story of a young Minnesota telegrapher and an Indiana watchmaker is interesting because we have all heard of those involved.

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