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The Last Of The Log Drives?

By the end of the 1990s, it was decided that flowing rivers were not the best way to transport timber, and log drives were gradually abandoned in Canada — much to the dismay of local kids who had to bid adieu to their log rolling competitions.

But in 1994 logging was still going on along the Ottawa River; and on this September day, we could also see the first leaves changing color ... It doesn't get more Canadian than that.


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