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The Fraser Companies  First Iroquois Gate
The Fraser Companies First Iroquois Gate

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

Description: The first Iroquois Gate was located at the Fraser Companies limits of the Green River woodlands at the Québec border in the 1950s. This allowed a control on passers-by and thereby reduced risks of forest fires in summer. A watchman occupied that camp in summer.

Subject: New Brunswick, Forests, Fires, Green River, Rivière Iroquois