See also TIMBER TRADE HISTORY.
Author GRAEME WYNN
Links to Other Sites
An extensive collection of photographs about Canada’s natural resource industries, including forestry, energy, and mining. Part of the CN Images of Canada Gallery at the Canada Science and Technology Museum website.
Timber Slide Ottawa
An 1860 photograph and brief description of a “timber slide” in Ottawa taken by William McFarlane Notman. From the website for the Science & Society Picture Library in the UK.
Besides hockey and the maple leaf, there is little as symbolically Canadian as the CBC – the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. It grew out of a developing nation's need to express its identity and find its voice.