The history of the lumber industry in the United States spans from the precolonial
period of British timber speculation, subsequent British colonization, and
American development into the twenty-fir...
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New England's soil was thin and rocky, and from the earliest days, many ... “I saw
great store of whales and grampuses, and such abundance of mackerels ...
farmers began to grow barley, oats, and rye, as well ... many good harbors and
plenty of timber for build- ... in the colonies because barrels were used to store
New England Colonies: Fish, whale products, ships, timber products, furs, ... the
breadbasket colonies in Colonial Times because they grew so many crops, ...
Crops such as wheat required the building of flour mills where the wheat was ....
The early colonists discovered that iron ore was in abundance in Colonial
The first residential buildings were Medieval in style because that is all the
settlers knew. Houses in England, since at least the 13th century had been timber
framed, ... America: a timber frame with a skin made of local materials, in New
England, ... As settlers had began to think about aesthetics over basic shelter,
and their ...
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Feb 24, 2011 ... The name "King's Mark" was chosen because of the significance of the ... straight
white pines the colonies to supply its appetite for timber for ... Since all of New
England was considered "Crown Land" of the ... This signified property of the
King and the trees were to be harvested and used sole...
Post and beam building is similar to timber framing, but in lieu of wooden joints,
post ... interested in timber framing, because of its aesthetic and its reputation as
a ... It's an appropriate style in New England, where historical examples abound,
and ... The craft of timber framing began to dwindle in the late nineteenth century...
The earliest lumbering in Michigan was done by the French in order to build forts,
... The first group of people to set up lumbering operations were from New
England, ... white pine, the lumber from which was highly regarded because of its
beauty ... Shortly afterward, investors began the process of acquiring tracts of
timber in ....
And because the life and welfare of every creature here below, and the ... And
therefore I have been careful to report nothing of New England but what I have
partly .... I think, here being four sorts of oak differing both in the leaf, timber, and
color, ... abundance of turpentine, pitch, tar, masts and other materials for building
Its range includes New England, the Great Lakes region, New York, ... been one
of the most valuable tree species because of the large volume of standing timber
and its multiple uses as a lightweight building material with a straight grain. .....
After the cessation of pine and oak recruitment in 1900, the abundance of maple,
In colonial America, and particularly New England, the abundance of wood ...
began to supersede it in the mid-1800s, timber frame construction was the ... in its
entirety provides a good picture of the building and shows some aspect of