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Pembroke and the lumber industry, 1850-1900

Mary Katherine Martin

Pembroke and the lumber industry, 1850-1900

by Mary Katherine Martin

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Published by Laurentian University, Department of History in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesPembroke and the limber industry, eighteen-fifty - nineteen-hundred.
Statementby Mary Katherine Martin.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 l.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19978858M

Pembroke Directory Construction, Contractors & Industry Lumber Supplies. Cities Nearby. Pembroke (11) Pembroke (11) Category Match Refine By. Review: Specials. Business Matches for "Lumber Supplies Pembroke And Area" MacKay St Pembroke ON K8B 1A2 0 reviews. 4. Home Hardware Building Centre. Pembroke St W. The Rise of the Sawn Lumber Industry (‐) As the forests of New England were increasingly depleted, the wood demands of the American market began to compete with British requirements. For the most part, the Americans wanted sawn lumber. As a.

MacKay St Pembroke, Ontario K8B 1A2 More Lumber Supplies in Pembroke. Dawson, Paul Tree Farms. W.S. Hobart and Duane L. Bliss established lumber-cutting empires that, by , produced nearly six hundred million feet of lumber and two million cords of firewood. Philipp Deidesheimer, a Comstock mining engineer, exacerbated the problem with his invention of the square-set system, which dramatically increased demand for timber.

lumber industry also experienced a boom in the s, with pine and cypress products accounting for an annual worth of $ million. In sawmills employed 16 percent of the state's industrial workforce, most of which was concentrated in southeastern Georgia's pine barrens and coastal counties. Along with many Northern Ontario towns originally surrounded by magnificent forests of virgin pine, Pembroke traces its beginnings to the lumber industry. Incorporated as a Town in and a City in , the Town has the distinction of being the first in Canada to generate electric power for commercial use, including streetlights installed in.


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Pembroke and the lumber industry, 1850-1900 by Mary Katherine Martin Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the preceding chapters which treat of the lumber history of the Province of Ontario, are many references to individuals; but the sequential character of most of the narrative, which relates to timber and lumber Pembroke and the lumber industry than to individuals, did not permit of specific reference to many persons who were prominent in the lumber industry and the operations of many of whom should have a place in.

The Ottawa Valley was home to one of the world's richest coniferous forests, which gave rise to flowing timber, lumber, and pulp and paper industries and a major theme in Canadian social and. Upper and Lower Canada's major industry in terms of employment and value of the product was the timber trade.

The largest supplier of square red and white pine to the British market originated from the Ottawa River and the Ottawa Valley had "rich red and white pine forests".

Bytown (later called Ottawa) was a major lumber and sawmill centre of Canada. InNapoleon ordered a blockade to. In the second half of the 19th century, the timber industry cut down large stretches of native forest around the Great Lakes, leaving the land denuded and mills abandoned.

Historians and, more recently, environmentalists have portrayed this episode as one of the worst. The industry provided them with substantial income, and their firm continued until Andrew’s death in Peter was, in addition, president of the Pembroke Lumber Company, electric and water companies in Pembroke, and the Crystal Gold Mining Company, and was a director of the Excelsior Life Insurance Company.

The growth of the lumber industry and its labor force sparked the formation of unions that fought for better wages and working conditions for white workers.

In the s the Knights of Labor, a national labor organization, worked to expel the Chinese from the West Coast lumber industry. Growth of the Lumber Industry, ( to ) By Tony Howe.

Mississippi’s abundant virgin forest had long been a natural resource for American Indians. And to the early 19th-century settlers from Europe and America’s east coast, the softwoods and hardwoods provided material for building homes, furniture, farm implements, and tools.

Bibliography of California state government publications tells what books list wages for various occupations including teachers (ss), railroad employees (ss), farm workers (s), miners and lumbermen (), and sailors ().

If you need assistance tracking down the publications listed in this bibliography, contact us. Consuming Views Art & Tourism in the White Mountains, Follow the routes 19th-century travelers took while touring the White Mountains and enjoy the.

The burgeoning railroad industry accounted for a fourth of the national lumber demand and required the product to build rail cars and stations, fashion ties, and power trains. Even as the coal began to replace wood as an energy source, the coal mining industry itself needed lumber to support its mining structures and create its own rail beds.

Pembroke was once one of the largest towns in east Ontario when its lumber boom was at its peak. Pembroke Lumber Kings goaltender Frank Dupuis stopped 40 shots for the shutout in a. Although he is now officially retired, Stephenson is always looking for opportunities to connect the present forestry industry with its remarkable past—and working with Deep River Lumber gives him the chance to do just that.

Raising History. Our log recovery process begins back where it left off—in the history books. The book chronicles the building of Philemon Wright's timber fortune, the rapidly growing pulp and paper industry, and the towns that grew around these industries.

It also tells of the people who built the industry with their own hands: the French and Irish shantymen and lumberjacks who spent their days weathering harsh conditions and dangerous jobs, and their nights drinking and Reviews: 6.

History of the Lumber Industry of America, Volume 1 History of the Lumber Industry of America, James Elliott Defebaugh: Author: James Elliott Defebaugh: Publisher: American lumberman, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: May 7, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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Chapters cover the forests and lumber products of the state and territories of the US and Canada as well as statistics for lumber production and exports based on census reports for the period to Reviews: 2.

The lumber futures cover lumber produced only in certain locations in North America. The total North American production of lumber in million board feet, which fell from a high of 74, million board feet in The U.S. is the largest producer and importer of lumber in the world, with China a distant second.

Lumber Kings and Shantymen Logging, Lumber and Timber in the Ottawa Valley (Book): Lee, David: "The legend of the rough and rugged lumberjack is familiar to nearly all Canadians. The hardy shantyman toiling through the harsh winter, the powerful axeman felling mighty trees, and the great log drives downriver are key to Ontario’s history in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Pembroke and Area Airport is just 10 km from downtown and is one of the most advanced regional terminals in Canada.A foot runway accommodates both corporate business and charter travel. There is also parking for small aircraft and a full range. Started in by Union Grove Lumber, the North American Shed Show is held annually in Statesville, N.C., with the goal of providing shed builders the chance to learn more about the products available to the shed industry.

This year the show was held Nov. 8, and more than attendees were anticipated. For my project, I developed an interactive website showcasing the industrial history of the town of Pembroke, Ontario, in the Ottawa Valley.

The Pembroke Soundscapes Project explores the relationship between sound and memory through the decline of industry in Pembroke, Ontario from the s to the present day.An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. History of the lumber industry of America by Defebaugh, James Elliott, Publication date Topics Lumbering -- United States History, Lumbering -- Canada History.Pembroke Lumber Company.

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