Ox-Bow Log Banks on Thunder Bay River


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:
"Pine Logs at Ox-Bow Banking Grounds, 1889"
Date of Original:
1889
Dimensions:
Width: 2834 px
Height: 2174 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 2834px
Image Height: 2174px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Thunder Bay River near Ox-Bow:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.076773903738
    Latitude: 45.076773903738 Longitude: -83.4625761642456
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 Log Banks on Thunder Bay River
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Ox-Bow Log Banks on Thunder Bay River


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.