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Description found in Archives

Undercutting a Douglas fir / Abattage d'un sapin de Douglas. 

Date(s)

ca. 1910

Place

B.C.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-047736
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
B2-1-13
Other accession no.
1936-271 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Canada. Dept. of the Interior / Library and Archives Canada / PA-047736
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Unknown.

Additional information

The Douglas fir is one of the most impressive and important species of tree in the world, supplying the Canadian

logging industry with a steady supply of wood for construction and export.

At the time this photograph was taken, mechanical clear-cutting vast areas of forest did not exist. These workers along with

their dog are shown hand-cutting the tree

Described by the RECON project.

Series title
Natural Space - Work Camps / Espace naturel - Camps de travail

Exhibitions note
On the Job / Au boulot; Eleanor Brown; National Archives of Canada; 2000.05 - 2001.01

Signatures and inscriptions
Undercutting a Douglas fir

Subject heading

INDUSTRIES - LUMBERING.

Government

Other system control no.

3372056