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.
Inscriptions:
"Bolton & McRae Logs at Ox-Bow, 1887"
Date of Original:
1887
Dimensions:
Width: 2875 px
Height: 2086 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 2875px
Image Height: 2086px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Approximate location of Ox-Bow:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0769557336989
    Latitude: 45.0769557336989 Longitude: -83.4627907409668
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

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.