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Log Drive
Drivers Freeing Logs with Pike Poles
Drivers Freeing Logs with Pike Poles

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 moves down the Tobique River on it journey to the Fraser Companies Limited Sawmill in Plaster Rock, N. B., men on boats, armed with pike poles, sweep the river to free logs caught on flats and along the banks.

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