Cornell, Wisconsin: World's Only Pulpwood Stacker

Resembles a rusty, falling-over oil derrick. Abandoned since 1972. Has its own historical marker.

Mill Yard Park

Bridge St., Cornell, WI
In the Mill Yard Park. On Bridge St./Hwy 64 and Park Rd, just east of the river.
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World's Only Pulpwood Stacker.

World's Only Pulpwood Stacker

If you've seen one... you've seen 'em all! This double-trussed stacker replaced what had been a labor-intensive method. Using only a 35-hp motor it moved cut logs into large piles so they could then be placed in the water for their journey to a paper mill. A maintenance catwalk is still visible on one side, which allowed the stacker to be repaired.

[Jon Morgan, 06/22/2018]

Pulpwood stacker.

Cornell Pulpwood Stacker

What looks like a rusty tipped-over oil derrick? The 175-foot-long Pulpwood Stacker in Cornell, Wisconsin. It was designed in England, manufactured in Minneapolis, and has "stood" unused since 1972. The Stacker could move large quantities of pulpwood logs, turning them into large piles of pulpwood logs. It is the only remaining apparatus of its type in the US. The reason should be obvious.

[Marc Mickelson, 05/16/2004]
World's Only Pulpwood Stacker

Cornell has a Historical wood stacker. Located in the Mill Yard Park on Bridge Street & Park Road is the only known pulpwood stacker in the world. The stacker was used in Cornell from 1913 until 1972. The 175 foot monument of the area's logging era laid the foundation for the entire Chippewa Valley.

[Cathy Kerns, 11/20/1999]

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