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In The News

Jeff Currier, president of Great Northern Lumber, answers questions from the Pallet Enterprise about working in the industry.


“We provide our customers with exactly what they want, when they want it, at competitive costs, anywhere on earth.”


Each stick of lumber or sheet of plywood is remanufactured in the south side Chicago plant.


Great Northern Transportation, fleet of 6 trucks, offers on-site and next day deliveries (local industrials).

Project Highlights

Rebuilding Chicago’s Upper and Lower Wacker Drive (Building a double-deck street around the Loop to last for the next 100 years) Restoration took 20-months, $200-million project that was laid down in a monolithic pour – the la [...]

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The Wabash Building: A Vertical Campus To meet the challenge of placing over 20,000 cubic yards of concrete over 33 stories on this cramped urban site, Great Northern Lumber has marshaled its [...]

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Great Northern Lumber, Making The Confines Friendly The Historic Wrigley Field, built in 1914, is known as "The Friendly Confines" and the stadium is a Chicago landmark. The renovation and expans [...]

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The Deep Tunnel The Deep Tunnel, or the Tunnel and Reservoir Plan, is the largest public works project in Chicago’s history and one of the biggest in the U.S. The tunnel system is 130 miles lon [...]

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