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Log Drive
Drive on the Richards Brook
Drive on the Richards Brook

Date: 1939
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies, Limited Collection

Description: We see log drivers along the Richards Brook in the Green River forest in 1939. Armed with pickaroons and peavies, they are throwing 4-foot debarked logs into the brook. This wood would then reach the Green River. Notice the men standing on the wood piles.

Subject: New Brunswick, Logging, Log driving, Green River, Richards Brook