Lunch

Photo of lumberjacks and their horses eating lunch in the woods, the sled that brought the lunch is in the foreground, 1916.

Lumberjacks eating lunch outdoors at logging site, 1916.

Photographer: William F. Roleff (1873-1943)

Minnesota Historical Society Photograph Collection, Location: Album 95, Negative No. 3457-B

"The cookees usually brought out lunch to the men in the woods piping hot in big tin cans which they hauled on a one runner bobsled. It was often eaten around a fire, and if the weather was cold or windy, the beans sometimes froze to the plate, and the men ate with their mittens on."

Joseph DeLaittre, A Story of Early Lumbering in Minnesota (Minneapolis: DeLaittre Dixon Co., 1969).