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Lumber and Lumbering

#48

Date: [N.D.] c.1888 (?)
Source: New Westminster Museum
Photographer: ___________

Information: See "British Columbian" Centennial Salute, Trade and Industry section, p.3. (May 1960) in which a copy of this picture is identified as a Gilley Brothers photo showing operations in Burnaby, south of Kingsway in the 1880's.

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Lumber and Lumbering - Mills

#50

Date: [N.D.] c.1890 (?)
Source: New Westminster Museum
Photographer: Browne, New Westminster*

Information: "South Westminster" Oxen hauling logs down a "skid road" - loosely-laid logs smeared with grease. The man with the goad was called a "bullpuncher." *J.L. Browne, photographer in directories from 1892-1895.

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Lumber and Lumbering

#134

Date: c. 1897 (?)
Source: New Westminster Museum (?)
Photographer: Paul Okamura

Information: East of mouth of Brunett Creek. Brunett Sawmill Automatic Can Company.

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Lumber and Lumbering - Mills

#1061

Date: 1905
Source: Columbian Newspaper - copy
Photographer: _____________

Information: Fraser River Sawmills. The mill was constructed in 1891 by Ross-Maclaren interests. Mill operated for a year then shut down, remaining closed even in 1902 when it was purchased by Lester David, a Seattle lumber broker. Finally under the name of Fraser River Saw Mills Ltd. It was reopened in 1905. See R634.9 M134f B.C. "The Fraser Valley Challenge" by Arnold M. McCombs and Wilfred W. Chittenden, p.31.

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