Canadian Heritage

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Log Drive
Salvaged Wood from the Madawaska River
Salvaged Wood from the Madawaska River

Date: After 1955
Creator: Studio Laporte
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies, Limited Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. LÚopold Couturier

Description: From 1955 on, Fraser hired workers during winter to retrieve wood caught at the bottom of the Madawaska River. They cleaned the river and salvaged wood from the river bottom. Then,this wood was transported to the Fraser Mill in Edmundston.

Subject: New Brunswick, Logging, Log driving, Madawaska River