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|Berthierville, Quebec A scene near Berthierville, in the Quebec
countryside on the Berthier River close to the St. Lawrence, showing a new bridge and, at the far
right, a typical habitant out-door bread oven.
|Timber Rafts Timber rafts on the St. Lawrence River, with sails
helping the current.
|Timber Slide Timber slide, Hull, Lower Canada, carrying timber
rafts past the rapids. In 1806 the first raft of heavy beams was taken down the Ottawa River by
Philemon Wright. Engraving by J.P. Newell (active c.1855-1878).
|Philemon Wright The sawmill and tavern of Philemon Wright,
Chaudière Falls, Hull, Lower Canada, 1823. Wright established a small farm community at Hull
on the Lower Canadian side of the St. Lawrence. By Henry DuVernet (active 1816-
|Pulpwood Cut A pulpwood cut (90,000,000 feet) floating down
the Saguenay River.
|Montmorency, 1810 Timber base at Montmorency, just below
Quebec, in the 1810s, with a distant view of Quebec, both Lower and Upper Town.
|Lumber Establishment Lumber establishment at Montmorency
and Bay of Quebec, c. 1824.
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