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The raftsmen of the Ottawa and St. Lawrence rivers

LГ©on A. Robidoux

The raftsmen of the Ottawa and St. Lawrence rivers

by LГ©on A. Robidoux

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Published by Shoreline in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Timber -- Rafting -- Saint Lawrence River -- History,
  • Log driving -- Saint Lawrence River -- History,
  • Logging -- Saint Lawrence River Region -- History,
  • Timber -- Rafting -- Ottawa River (Québec and Ont.) -- History,
  • Log driving -- Ottawa River (Québec and Ont.) -- History,
  • Logging -- Ottawa River Valley (Québec and Ont.) -- History,
  • Saint Lawrence River Region -- History,
  • Ottawa River Valley (Québec and Ont.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-195).

    StatementLéon A. Robidoux.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8039.L92 S257 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23956102M
    ISBN 101896754384
    ISBN 109781896754383
    LC Control Number2009424541

    MUSEOLOGICAL PLAN Canada's Capital History Raftsmen and Log Drivers, years of heritage ISBN (PDF digital repository): ISBN (printed): Legal deposit, last. The Raftsmen of the Ottawa and St Lawrence Rivers Léon A. Robidoux, The Raftsmen of the Ottawa and St Lawrence Rivers (Sainte-Annede- Bellevue: Shoreline, ), pp. Paper. $ ISBN I confess that I have never given much thought to the reality behind that fine traditional song.

      The St. Lawrence River has been a lifeline of the region for thousands of years, rich in history and biodiversity. Unfortunately, the river’s dam Author: American Rivers. St. Lawrence River, Islands, Lake Ontario, Quinte, Murray Canal to Toronto, Rideau Waterway, Ottawa River. Chart map: Rideau, St. Lawrence, Ottawa Rivers.

      Names like Boldt, Bourne, Emery, Lyon, and Pullman are embedded in the Golden Age of the area, and it all comes to life in this pictorial history of the river. Images of America: Wooden Boats of the St. Lawrence River tells the story of the rich and powerful men who constructed castles and built classic wooden boats in the Thousand : ArcadiaPublishing. Since the s,the International Joint Commission (IJC) of Canada and the United States has issued water regulation and management plans for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Changes in recreational, environmental, navigational and other uses of the water system have prompted the IJC to consider replacing the current water regulation.


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The raftsmen of the Ottawa and St. Lawrence rivers by LГ©on A. Robidoux Download PDF EPUB FB2

Léon A. Robidoux, The Raftsmen of the Ottawa and St Lawrence Rivers (Sainte-Annede- Bellevue: Shoreline, ), pp. Paper. $ ISBN I confess that I have never given much thought to the reality behind that fine traditional song 'The Gay Raftsmen', although I have on occasion, with a few pints inside me, joined in the.

The Raftsmen Of The Ottawa And St. Lawrence Rivers Léon A. Robidoux Shoreline Press $ paper pp Living in Montreal, it is sometimes easy to forget that less than three hours away lies Quebec City, a place possessing every bit as rich a cultural and economic history as our own.

The Raftsmen of the Ottawa and St. Lawrence Rivers. By Léon A. Robidoux. (Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue: Shoreline, p., ill., maps, bibl. ISBN $). The Raftsmen of the Ottawa and St. Lawrence Rivers deals with the development of the logging and rafting industry on the Ottawa and St.

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