Lower Sorting Gap Crew and Boomhouse, Thunder Bay River


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Notes:
A boom was a "pen" of logs chained together into which the logs were sorted according to the mill to which they were being sent. A boom house was a shelter for boom workers.
Inscriptions:
"Lower Sorting Gap Crew and Boomhouse, 1889"
Date of Original:
1899
Dimensions:
Width: 5709 px
Height: 4462 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5709px
Image Height: 4462px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Mouth of Thunder Bay River:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0612556157866
    Latitude: 45.0612556157866 Longitude: -83.4244244232178
Donor:
Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Fred Trelfa 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

Lower Sorting Gap Crew and Boomhouse, Thunder Bay River
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Lower Sorting Gap Crew and Boomhouse, Thunder Bay River