The Transition from Logging Camp to Resort-Paul Brenner

The link below was a paper written by Boulder Junction Logging Expert Paul Brenner presented to Forest History Association of Wisconsin. Proceedings (1996-2006).  Found at the Wisconsin historical Society Website:

Great references to the Rest Lake Dam construction in 1892, Lafave's resort on Island lake begining 1888.

The Transition from Logging Camp to Resort


Picture below is a county road illustrating the cut-over from logging. Based on the date the road was likely used most by wagons rather that automobiles.

1911-cuttover-early county road