Ox-Bow Banking Grounds


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Ox-Bow banking grounds. The "ox-bow" was named for a twisting stretch of the Thunder Bay River that resembled a yoke used to harness oxen. The banking grounds (on the banks of the river) were where logs were hauled prior to being put in the river to be sent to the sawmill.
Date of Original:
c 1896
Dimensions:
Width: 7773 px
Height: 6255 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 7773px
Image Height: 6255px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Fletcher Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Approximate location of the Ox-Bow:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0769557336989
    Latitude: 45.0769557336989 Longitude: -83.4554093017578
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Fletcher Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

Ox-Bow Banking Grounds
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Ox-Bow Banking Grounds


Ox-Bow banking grounds. The "ox-bow" was named for a twisting stretch of the Thunder Bay River that resembled a yoke used to harness oxen. The banking grounds (on the banks of the river) were where logs were hauled prior to being put in the river to be sent to the sawmill.