A Canadian Family

Genealogy and Vintage Postcards

St George NB – Pulp Mill

My family has no connection to St. George, New Brunswick but I was drawn to this spectacular image of this dam and pulp & paper mill. The mill has closed but the building still stands and is apparently a  great tourist attraction. Continue reading

July 16, 2011 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Rimouski (Bas-St-Laurent) | Forestry Fridays: Historic Views of Lumber Mills & Logging Scenes in Eastern Canada – Links Restored

Quebec forestry industry

This early 20th century postcards depicts

a  mill in Rimouski, Quebec that was one of  countless owned by Price Bros.

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July 12, 2010 Posted by | . | , , , , | Leave a comment

Moulin a scie (sawmill) | Forestry Fridays: Historic Views of Lumber Mills & Logging Scenes in Eastern Canada

This is a damaged – but still interesting – black and white vintage postcard titled “Vue du moulin a scie”. A “moulin a scie” is the French for sawmill and I believe this is Quebec sawmill not only because it’s in French, but also because it was part of a larger collection of Quebec postcards.

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June 4, 2010 Posted by | . | , , , | 1 Comment

Traditional Quebec Lumberyard | Forestry Fridays: Historic Views of Lumber Mills & Logging Scenes in Eastern Canada

This is a black and white vintage postcard of a traditional lumberyard in rural Quebec.

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April 9, 2010 Posted by | . | , , | 1 Comment

Dalhousie (Restigouche, N.B.) – Panorama | Forestry Fridays: Historic Views of Lumber Mills & Logging Scenes in Eastern Canada

This is a vintage, black and white postcard titled “Panorama from Hillside, Dalhousie, N.B.”

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April 2, 2010 Posted by | . | , , , | 2 Comments

Bathurst Mill (Gloucester, New Brunswick) – b/w rppc | Forestry Fridays: Historic Views of Lumber Mills & Logging Scenes in Eastern Canada

This is a black and white rppc of the Bathurst Co. Ltd. pulp and paper mill which provided employment for thousands of New Brunswickers  (including my Lagace ancestors ) during the 20th century.

 

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February 26, 2010 Posted by | . | , , , | 2 Comments

Moulin – Dolbeau,Lac-St-Jean – Paper Mill | Forestry Fridays: Historic Views of Lumber Mills & Logging Scenes in Eastern Canada


Historic Views of Lumber Mills & Logging Scenes in Eastern Canada

Henry River Lumber (prob. Coaticook, Quebec)

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January 22, 2010 Posted by | . | , , , | 1 Comment