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Glidden in Ashland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World's Largest White Pine Log
Biggest & Last Sleigh Hauled Log
 
World's Largest White Pine Log Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 15, 2011
1. World's Largest White Pine Log Marker
 
Inscription. This white pine log was sleigh hauled to Glidden on Dec. 21, 1984 on the sleigh it sets on. It was cut on State 40 14 miles east of Glidden. Its estimated weight is 7000 lbs. The 20 ft log scaled 1960 [?] board ft. Estimated age 500 to 600 years old.
 
Erected 1985.
 
Location. 46° 8.235′ N, 90° 34.501′ W. Marker is in Glidden, Wisconsin, in Ashland County. Marker is at the intersection of East First Street (County Highway N) and North Grant Street on East First Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glidden WI 54527, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glidden State Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Divide (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The second section of this log located in Curtiss, Wisconsin.
 
World's Largest White Pine Log Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 15, 2011
2. World's Largest White Pine Log
 
 
World's Largest White Pine Log Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 15, 2011
3. World's Largest White Pine Log
 
 
World's Largest White Pine Log Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 15, 2011
4. World's Largest White Pine Log
 
 
World's Largest White Pine Log Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 15, 2011
5. World's Largest White Pine Log
 
 
Donor Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 15, 2011
6. Donor Plaque
Sleigh donated by Wane's Acres. The following men helped bring this log to town & build this shelter: [names] Dec. 21, 1984.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 572 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
 
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