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Log Drive
Loggers Equipped with Peavies
Loggers Equipped with Peavies

Date: 1931
Source: CDEM Joseph Noël Thibodeau Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. Martin Thibodeau, Mr. Doris Hébert, Mr. Guy Bouchard

Description: Mr. Cyprien Lavoie, second from left, and his men, camped at the mouth of Second Lake in the Green River area. These drivers are armed with peavies, an iron pointed lever fitted with a moveable hook mounted on a long wooden handle which they used for handling and turning logs. They worked for the Green River Lumber Ltd.

Subject: New Brunswick,Forests, Logging, Log driving, Green River, Second Lake