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1 A Journey To Lumber Camp Click To Enter

2 A Lumberjack Journey Picture this. . .  you find a rare time machine in the boiler room of the school and begin to explore all the interesting buttons. Before you know it the machine mysteriously turns on and transports you to a lumber camp in northern Wisconsin around year 1860. When you arrive at the camp, you are introduced to the imaginary legends of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. They offer to take you on a tour of the camp. Click on the links below to find out what life was like as a LUMBERJACK in Wisconsin. Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

3 Click to find out what the job descriptions are.
Jobs Click to find out what the job descriptions are. Which would you choose? Cruiser Bucker Teamster Fitter Skidder Scaler Feller Sky Bird Marker Swamper Hay Man on the Hill River Pig Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

4 Cruiser If choose to be a cruiser, you would be cruising the forest. Estimating is a skill you need to be an expert at. You would cruise the land your boss (Big Push) has purchased, and estimate how much money he will make after cutting all the trees down. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

5 Fitter As a fitter it would be your responsibility to cut a notch into the side of each tree. You are getting the tree ready for the feller to cut the tree down. Notch Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz Click here to go back to Jobs

6 Feller As a feller your job to use the cross cut saw to cut the tree down. You always cut on the opposite side of the notch. Don’t forget to yell, TIMBER, before the tree falls! Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

7 Swamper No you don’t spend time in the swamp with this job. It is your job to make sure all the branches are cut off the log. The branches then stay in the woods, they don’t need those to make lumber. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

8 Bucker As a bucker, you will spend your days in the woods. It is your job to follow the swamper, and cut the fallen tree into logs. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

9 Skidder Get those muscles built! Your job as a skidder is to drag the logs out of the forest to the loading yard. You will have the help of horses or oxen. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

10 Sky Bird If you are daring and like to climb, being a sky bird is for you!! Your job is to climb on top of a load of logs and arrange them so you can fit a lot of logs on the sleigh. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

11 Hay Man on the Hill As the Hayman on the Hill, you have to put hay on the icy trails the sleighs travel on. You don’t want the path to be too slippery, and have the sleigh get out of control. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

12 Teamster To sign up to be a teamster, you must be able to lead a team of horses. You lead the sleigh of logs to the river. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

13 Scaler Another job where your math skills will be challenged. As a scaler, you measure the length of the logs after they have come down the river. You are responsible for letting your boss know how much board feet of wood are in each log. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

14 Marker Each log is marked with the stamp of the lumber company that has purchased it. As the marker, you would have to stamp each log before it is sent down the river. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

15 River Pig Another job for those people that like danger. You are responsible for following the logs down the river to the mill. Sometimes you can walk on the banks of the river, but other times you may have to walk on the logs. Click here to go back to Jobs Click here to go back to Lumberjack Quiz

16 A Day in the Life of a Lumberjack
Click on the picture to learn about daily life. Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

17 Bunkhouse Imagine sleeping in this bed every night! Your bedroll is made up of a wool blanket on a hay mattress. You will probably be scratching through the night! Those aren’t the only things that may keep you awake. Not only do you have to listen to dozens of men snoring, but there are greybacks (lice) in everyone’s bed! Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

18 was the wake up call for the lumberjacks.
Cook Shanty Shanty Rules Breakfast Quiz Daylight in the Swamp! was the wake up call for the lumberjacks. Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

19 Ain’t NO Talkin’ in the grub shack!
Shanty Rules Ain’t NO Talkin’ in the grub shack!

20 What word do you use for this lumberjack lingo?
Breakfast Quiz What word do you use for this lumberjack lingo? Sinkers Sugar Doughnuts Sausage Black Lead Biscuits Pancakes Coffee Cackleberries Eggs Cranberries Fruit

21 Sugar was called Long Sweetening
OOPS! TRY AGAIN! Sugar was called Long Sweetening Click Here to Go Back

22 YOU ARE CORRECT! They were called sinkers because the lumberjacks would dip them in their coffee and they would sometimes sink to the bottom of the cup! Click Here to Go Back

23 OOPS! TRY AGAIN! Click Here to Go Back

24 Biscuits were called DOORKNOBS
OOPS! TRY AGAIN! Click Here to Go Back Biscuits were called DOORKNOBS

25 Pancakes were called FLAPPERS
OOPS! TRY AGAIN! Click Here to Go Back Pancakes were called FLAPPERS

26 YOU ARE CORRECT! Click Here to Go Back

27 Sometimes also knows as hen fruit.
YOU ARE CORRECT! Sometimes also knows as hen fruit. Click Here to Go Back

28 Trees to Paper Click on the picture below to find out how a tree became paper in the !860s. Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

29 Credits Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper
30th Star Sesquicentennial Big Show CD: Warren Nelson, Seconds. River Road Publications, Inc. (1993) Journey Back to Lumberjack Camp. Spring Lake, MI: Panagopoulos, Janie. State of Michigan. (2003, October). MI Kids. Retrieved October 18, 2003. from: State of Michigan. (2003, October). MI Kids. Retrieved October 18, from: Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Lesson Guide. WI DNR WI Center for Environmental Education: Stevens Point, WI Wisconsin Lumbering Quest. (2000). B.Scheibach. Retrieved October 18, 2003 from: Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

30 Photo Resources Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography
photos.html sky bird detroit/detvisua.htm aint no talking timbertrails.com/welcome.htm feller htms/logging-photo.htm swamper biology.queensu.ca/ ~qubs/history.htm bucker heartwoodassociates.com/ longleafhistory.htm cruiser industry.html fitter history.htm teamster cook shanty collections.ic.gc.ca/.../industry/ forestry/lifestyle.htm river hogs and marker sugar.asp sugar cubes molassesdoughnuts.htm doughnuts order.shtml biscuits suzanneh.com/.../ picture_dictionary_food.htm pancakes gettex/2persfx3.htm tin cup eggs Photo Resources Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

31 Mrs. Porter and Mrs. Garvey
Bibliography Books: Panagopoulos, Janie. Journey Back to Lumberjack Camp. Spring Lake: River Road Publications, Inc, 1993. Web Sites Created by Mrs. Porter and Mrs. Garvey Credits Bunkhouse Lumberjack Jobs Bibliography Trees to Paper Cook Shanty Photo Resources

32 Lumberjack Quiz I cut the notch into the tree to determine which
way the tree falls. Swamper Fitter Skidder I use a long pole with a hook to break up log jams. A. Bucker Swamper River Pig I have a dangerous job. I have to stand on top of the pile of logs when they are loaded on the sleigh. Hay Man on the Hill Sky Bird Cruiser

33 OOPS! TRY AGAIN! Click Here to Go Back


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