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The Big Log from North Dorchester

Part Of:
Lyons Women's Institute fonds
Series:
Lyons Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Description Level:
Item
Storage Room:
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location:
R7 S5 Sh4 B1 F2 90a
R7 S5 Sh4 B1 F2 90b
Accession No.:
2001-06
GMD:
graphic material
Physical Description:
2 photographs : b&w
Scope & Content:
Two black and white photographs showing the big log purchased by Omer Chalk of Aylmer to send to England for ship building. The dimensions of the log were 51 feet long, 53 inches in diameter at the butt and 40 inches at the small end, and had an estimated weight of more than 20 tons. It went by train to the east coast and then by ship to England. 90a shows the log loaded on the a truck of Edward Gibbons of Springfield 90b shows Omer Chalk against the log. Included in the Lyons Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History.
Names:
Lyons Women's Institute
Lyons (Ont.)
Subjects:
Tweedsmuir Histories
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