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Debarking a Tree Trunk
Debarking a Tree Trunk

Date: 195-
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies, Limited Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. Léopold Couturier

Description: In the 1950s, lumbermen used a spud (a hand-held barker)to remove the bark form a tree in the woods of Green River. This was less expensive for Fraser as logs were already clean when they arrived at the Fraser mill.

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