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Log Drive
Log Driving on Tobique River
Log Driving on Tobique River

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

Description: After the spring log drive moved down the Tobique River to the Fraser Companies Limited Sawmill in Plaster Rock, N. B., men armed with peavies swept the river to free logs caught on flats or along the banks.

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