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:
"Ox-Bow Bank, 1887"
Date of Original:
1887
Dimensions:
Width: 2871 px
Height: 2211 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 2871px
Image Height: 2211px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Thunder Bay River near Ox-Bow:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0767132936224
    Latitude: 45.0767132936224 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 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.