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Log Drive
Drivers Releasing Logs at Bridge Abutment
Drivers Releasing Logs at Bridge Abutment

Date: June 10th, 1955
Creator: L. R. Coburn, Studio Laporte
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies, Limited Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. Martin N. Turgeon

Description: After the main log drive down the Tobique River to the sawmill Fraser Companies Limited sawmill at Plaster Rock, N. B., men armed with pike poles sweep the river on boats to loosen logs caught on the shoals, on the banks or elsewhere. Here men are releasing the logs piled up at a bridge abutment.

Subject: New Brunswick,Forests, Logging, Log Driving, Plaster Rock, Tobique River