I can honestly say that I have forgotten almost as much about the International Woodworkers of America IWA) Strike of … More
Rare film of the Grand Falls mill in the 1950’s from the Albert Hillier collection. Tour of the Grand Falls … More
There have been a few time I have been asked: “When did they stop driving logs down the Exploits River.” … More
I recall that my Grandfather would use the term “Walk to Badger”. I am not sure where that came from … More
Was there ever anything on the south side of Lincoln Road between Riverview Chev-Olds and the Grand Falls House?
There has been many tired Sunday mornings when I have looked over the horizon and saw the smokestack when coming … More
Most peoples knowledge of log driving probably comes from the old National Film Board vignette of the “Log Driver’s Waltz.” What is amazing is that many of us may have been watching that and not know that just a few kilometers away an actual log drive was taking place on the Exploits River.
Fire The forests have burned many times. Some notable forest fires occurred in 1899, 1904, 1948, 1961 and 1986. The … More
The other day I posted a very old photo and posed the question: “What does this woman who died in … More