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
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.
Grub in the Woods I actually had the idea to start this blog when I was rummaging around looking for … More
Cutting Edge Technology in the Woods. The first loggers cutting pulpwood for the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company went into the woods … More
The forests around the Exploits River are now relatively quiet in the winter, except for the occasional sound of snowmobiles. … More
Interior Flotilla As a child I developed a fascination with boats. This should only be natural for a Newfoundlander being … More