There have been a few time I have been asked: “When did they stop driving logs down the Exploits River.” … 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.
Interior Flotilla As a child I developed a fascination with boats. This should only be natural for a Newfoundlander being … More
French Loggers and a Favorite Fishing Hole The first time I heard about there being French loggers in the … More
One hundred years ago today, the RMS Franconia sailed out of St. John’s Harbour with a draft of Newfoundland Royal … More
The “Badger Drive” Examined “There is one class of men in this country that never is mentioned in song. And … More