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Cords of 4-Foot Logs
Cords of 4-Foot Logs

Date: After 1937
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies, Limited Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. Doris Hébert, Mr. Guy Bouchard, Mr. Léopold Couturier

Description: We see cords of pulpwood, cut into 4-foot pieces (1.3 m) and debarked in the woods of Green River. Skidders would haul timber here to be cut and debarked by loggers who would then pile the logs in cords for scaling. The logs were then transported to a nearby stream.

Subject: New Brunswick,Forests, Logging, Tree Felling, Green River