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Damages Caused by Ice Floes
Damages Caused by Ice Floes

Date: March 22nd, 1936
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies, Limited Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. Doris Hébert, Mr. Léopold Couturier, Mr. William Brebner

Description: The Sainte Anne Fraser sawmill after the flood on March 22nd, 1936. We can see the damage caused by the ice floes. This mill which was located at the mouth of the Quisibis and Saint John Rivers, was in operation between 1925 and 1932 and operated day and night. About 350 men worked there and produced 110,000 feet of board daily.

Subject: New Brunswick,Forests, Logging, Sawmills, Sainte-Anne