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Forest Fire Prevention
The Mount Atkinson Tower Camp
The Mount Atkinson Tower Camp

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

Description: We see the watchman's camp at the Mount Atkinson's tower in the Green River forest near the Wild Goose Branch. This camp was built by Fraser Companies of Edmundston to house the watchman of the Mount Atkinson's tower. He lived here during summer to watch for forest fires in the area.

Subject: New Brunswick, Forests, Fires, Green River, Mount Atkinson