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
    Latitude: 45.0769557336989 Longitude: -83.4554093017578
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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
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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.