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[The following photos were taken by pioneer photographer H. H. Bennett as he accompanied the Arpin rafting operation in 1886. Additional comments below are from Arsene Louis Arpin's Mississippi Basin Pioneer. Additional photographs are on Page 114.]

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[The fleet, just below the Dam in the Dells. In those days three sections, or strings, formed a complete lumber raft. Before running the Rapids at Kilbourn Dam (now the Dells), the raft was separated, each string making the run independently, and were then reassembled below the Dam so as to resume the journey downstream. Original damaged photo and engraving from another source.]

Last Raft 
Last Raft
[Original damaged photo and engraving from another source]

Daniel Whitney
[Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Vol. XX, p. 221]
Daniel Whitney

T. E. Nash
T. E. Nash

Moses McClure Strong
Moses McCure Strong
[from Wisconsin Historical Collections, v. 8, frontispiece.]

Nekoosa Mill
Nekoosa Mill

Nekoosa Mill
Nekoosa Mill

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John Edwards Mill
John Edwards Mill

John Edwards
John Edwards

Thos. B. Scott
Thos. B. Scott

L. M. Alexander
L. M. Alexander

Port Edwards Mill
Port Edwards Mill

 

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