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Forest Fire Prevention
Baisley Gate
Baisley Gate

Date: 1952
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies Limited Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. Doris Hébert, Mr. Guy Bouchard, Mr. Léopold Couturier

Description: A gate on the Baisley Road was located on the border separating Québec and New Brunswick. Fraser Companies had built this gate in 1952 to control passers-by and thereby reduce risks of forest fires in summer. A watchman lived in that camp in summer.

Subject: New Brunswick, Forests, Fires, Saint-Jacques, Chemin Baisley