Milled white pine turned into an excellent working material for building.
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Michigan Logging Rivers
White Pine Era
White Pine the Pine highly sought after for its better quality. Michigan was full of White Pine.
The rivers used in Michigan logging of White Pine were: Ontonagan, Menominee, Ford, Escanaba, Sturgean, Manistique, Tahquemenon, Chebogan, Black, Thunder, Au Sable, Boardman, Betsie, Manistee, Pine, Little Manistee, Pere Marquette, Muskegon, Molasses, Rifle, Au Gres, White, Tobacco, Chippewa, Tittabawassee, Cass, Saginaw, Bad, Shiawassee, Flint, Lower Black, Flat, Rogue, Grand Rivers.