Erick Johnson's farm, Felch Township

Erick Johnson Farm, Princeton, Felch Township, Dickinson County, Michigan, 1919: Erick Johnson’s farm in Princeton, Felch Township, consisted of cut-over lands which were sold cheaply to people who remained in the area after the Metropolitan Lumber Company sawmill closed. This photograph, taken in 1919, shows how land covered with stumps was used for pasture until the tedious and back-breaking job of clearing fields could be completed. [Beatrice Blomquist], Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3
Abstract/Description: Erick Johnson Farm, Princeton, Felch Township, Dickinson County, Michigan, 1919: Erick Johnson’s farm in Princeton, Felch Township, consisted of cut-over lands which were sold cheaply to people who remained in the area after the Metropolitan Lumber Company sawmill closed. This photograph, taken in 1919, shows how land covered with stumps was used for pasture until the tedious and back-breaking job of clearing fields could be completed. [Beatrice Blomquist]
Subject(s): Barns
Dwellings
Felch (Mich.)
Date Created: 1919