History, Museums

Camp 5 and the Lumberjack Steam Train

This past weekend our families got together in northern Wisconsin. It was a weekend of relaxation and fun at the lake. We spent some time out on the lake boating and swimming. My father-in-law, Dan, was the cook, and my father, Mitch, was the entertainment! It seems like whenever we visit the cottage we do… Continue reading Camp 5 and the Lumberjack Steam Train


Holt & Balcom Logging Company

This past August my father-in-law planned a trip to the Holt & Balcom Logging Camp near Lakewood, Wisconsin.  To my amazement, it is the only logging camp in the United States in its original location and is on the list of National Historic Landmarks. The original building is now surrounded by the McCauslin Brook Golf and Country… Continue reading Holt & Balcom Logging Company