Sawdust in Their Blood

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Description: A story of perseverance, this book documents the 100 year old history of Hedstrom Lumber Co. in northern Minnesota from it's humble beginnings to today's expanding business. A wonderful look into the forest and milling industry, milling operations, and business challenges and growth in a changing marketplace. The book also depicts hardships that mill operations must overcome in harsh northern Minnesota winters.
Author/Producer: Jim Boyd/Hedstrom Lumber Co.
Topic Areas Covered: Forestry, forest products, milling, logging, timber mill history
Resource Type: Book
For Grade Levels: Junior high to adult
Publication Date: 2014
Length: 87 pages
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Informational
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Geographic Location: Minnesota
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Author/Producer Contact: Hedstrom Lumber
Address: 1504 Gunflint Trail
Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604
Phone: 218-387-2995

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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