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Log Driving On Nipigon River 
Image    Colour postcard featuring a painting by Dan Sawatzky highlighting log driving along the Nipigon River. This postcard was produced by the Nipigon Chamber of Commerce and the back reads "Mural - Log Drive. After World War II, the pulp and paper industry boomed & the Nipigon River was one of many...
Pulpwood ready to be hauled to the mill. 
ImageMysteries:    A view of pulpwood ready to be hauled to the mill.
Pigeon River High Falls 
ImageMysteries:    A good view of the log chute at Pigeon River High Falls.
Onion Lake Landing 
ImageMysteries:    Black and white photograph of the logging taking place on Onion Lake. "Finnish Settlers, Lappe & Area"
Log Drive at Hazelwood 
Image  ~1923,   Black and white photograph of a log drive at Hazelwood Creek. Identified in the centre is Niilo Hietapakka and Kalle Taskinen Jr. "Finnish Settlers, Lappe & Area"
The Storage pond on the Black River, Heron Bay, Ontario 
ImageMysteries:    The storage pond on the Black River, Heron Bay, Ontario.
The Georgina 
Image  1895,   The Georgina, taken in Whalen's harbour, five miles east of Big Pic. Log booms in foreground.
Log drive 
ImageMysteries:    Logging; a river with the view looking at the islands with logs below the falls and below a log shute, similar to Pigeon River.
$60,000 Plant Here To Process New Log Fuel 
Newspapers  "$60,000 Plant Here To Process New Log Fuel," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 21 Nov 1944, p. 1  Great Lakes Lumber Company ; Mission River ; Fort William ; Charles A. Eckeria ; Pres-To-Log Plant Full text available on microfilm
Badly Burned Man Is In Hospital 
Newspapers  "Badly Burned Man Is In Hospital," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 4 Jun 1930, p. 1  Albert Trebaine ; River driver ; Thunder Bay Lumber Company ; Sunday Creek ; Jacques Township Full text available on microfilm
8 Men Injured In Staff House Fire 
Newspapers  "8 Men Injured In Staff House Fire," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Mar 1947, p. 1  Great Lakes Lumber and Shipping Ltd. ; Staff house ; William Chepil ; James Dennis ; Y. Otsu ; Joseph Prokolovich ; Jerry Bortolyni ; Alex Mika ; Ralph Cummings ; George Kenoro ; Mission River ; Fire damage ; Water damage ; McKellar Hospital ; Nurses ; Stella Round ; Iris Chehowy ; Photo Full text...
Rebuilding Of Fire-Gutted Sawmill Dormitory Pushed 
Newspapers  "Rebuilding Of Fire-Gutted Sawmill Dormitory Pushed," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Mar 1947, p. 1  Great Lakes Lumber and Shipping Ltd. ; Staff house ; Mission River ; Rebuilding staff house ; William Chepil ; James Dennis ; Y. Otsu ; Joseph Prokolovich ; Jerry Bortolyni ; Alex Mika ; Ralph Cummings ; George Kenoro ; Mission River ; Fire damage ; Water damage ; McKellar Hospital Full text...
Pigeon River Lumber Company 
ImageMysteries:  15 May 1934,   Black and white photograph of the Pigeon River Lumber Company log boom.
Heron Bay 
ImageComments:Mysteries:    Black and white photograph of the Timber Slide at Heron Bay.
To Bring Pulpwood Down Current River 
Newspapers  "To Bring Pulpwood Down Current River," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 11 Jul 1917  Logging industry ; Pulpwood industry ; Current River ; Permission granted to bring pulpwood down river Full text available on microfilm
Settlers Wish To Use Current River To Move Their Pulpwood 
Newspapers  "Settlers Wish To Use Current River To Move Their Pulpwood," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 26 Sep 1917  Lumbering ; Pulpwood industry ; W.A. Kyro ; Requests made to Port Arthur Public Utilities Commission ; Asks to use Current River to move pulpwood Full text available on microfilm
Current River Pulpwood Plan Viewed Favorably 
Newspapers  "Current River Pulpwood Plan Viewed Favorably," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 28 Sep 1917  Lumbering ; Pulpwood industry ; W.A. Kyro ; Requests made to Port Arthur Public Utilities Commission ; Asks to use Current River to move pulpwood Full text available on microfilm
River Driver Is Swept Over Falls To Death 
Newspapers  "River Driver Is Swept Over Falls To Death," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Jun 1948  John Mazeralla (deceased) ; Abitibi Power and Paper Co. ; Lake Nipigon ; Virgin Falls ; Macdiarmid area ; Wood drive accident Full text available on microfilm
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