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  • Trams Chainsaw
    Objectcomment       This is a very unique item and was produced by Trams Manufacturing Co. from Chicago, Illinois (Crystal Lake, Ill) and is a 3.5 hp, 77 cc engine. It was produced approximately around 1957. Model # 2428338
    Objectcomment     This is a very unique item and was produced by Trams Manufacturing Co. from Chicago, Illinois (Crystal Lake, Ill) and is a 3.5 hp, 77 cc engine. It was produced ...
  • Loyal Orange Lodge Uniform Jacket, 1900's
    Objectcomment       Accession #998.79.2
    Objectcomment     Accession #998.79.2
  • Appliqued Quilt, Early 1900's (Made by Mary E. (Peterson) Allhusen
    Objectcomment       Accession # 998.79.1
    Objectcomment     Accession # 998.79.1
  • Hand Carved Reproduction of a Crazy Wheel (Barienger Brake)(Created by Joe Briere)
    Objectcomment       Accession #980.314.1
    Objectcomment     Accession #980.314.1
  • Hand Carved Reproduction of 1890's Ox Driver Beer Cart (Created by Joe Briere)
    Object       Accession #980.322.1
    Object     Accession #980.322.1
  • Photo of Joseph Briere (Sculptor)
    Image       A black and white photo of wood sculptor Joseph Briere in his kitchen. With a replica of a "brag load".
    Image     A black and white photo of wood sculptor Joseph Briere in his kitchen. With a replica of a "brag load".
  • Hand Carved Reproduction of Road Icing Machine (Created by Joe Briere)
    Object       Accession #980.319.1
    Object     Accession #980.319.1
  • Hand Crafted Replica of Logging Camp Horse Stable (Created by Joe Briere)
    Objectcomment       Accession #980.316.1
    Objectcomment     Accession #980.316.1
  • Hand Crafted Replica of Horse Drawn V Plough (Created by Joe Briere)
    Object       Accession #980.318.1
    Object     Accession #980.318.1
  • Horse Drawn Log Skidder, Model (Created by Joe Briere)
    Object       Skidding is described as the act of pulling felled logs out of the bush either with oxen or later horses which proved to be a better choice for handling abilities. Some horses proved very adept at their jobs and knew what was expected with little to no direction from their ...
    Object     Skidding is described as the act of pulling felled logs out of the bush either with oxen or later horses which proved to be a better choice for handling abilities. ...
  • Hand Made Replica of Logging Camp Camboose (Created by Joe Briere)
    Object       This is a handmade wooden cabin representing the combination bunkhouse, cook-houses that were common in the lumber camps. The photos show the bunks around the walls as well as the fire pit in the middle.
    Object     This is a handmade wooden cabin representing the combination bunkhouse, cook-houses that were common in the lumber camps. The photos show the bunks around the walls as well as the ...
  • Logging Camp Sauna Replica (Created by Joe Briere)
    Object       A small model of a wooden sauna that was particularly popular with the Finnish loggers in the area. The Finns brought their love of saunas with them and the benefits quickly became apparent to their fellow loggers at the end of a long hard day in the bush.
    Object     A small model of a wooden sauna that was particularly popular with the Finnish loggers in the area. The Finns brought their love of saunas with them and the benefits ...
  • Hand Carved Replica of Wooden Logging End Jammer (Created by Joe Briere)
    Object       Accession #980.313.1
    Object     Accession #980.313.1
  • Hand Crafted Wood and Metal Model of Alligator, Steam Warping Tug (Created by Joe Sarazin)
    Object       In black hand-writing on the bottom, J. Sarazin.
    Object     In black hand-writing on the bottom, J. Sarazin.
  • Wooden Replica of Tramway, ca 1950, part of Blind River sawmill site, (Created by Joe Sarazin)
    Object       This is a hand created replica of a wooden tramway which was used for the horses to travel toward the greenway at the sawmill. The logs would be unloaded and travel up the greenway into the sawmill building to be sawed by the sawyer. Tramways were often a place where ...
    Object     This is a hand created replica of a wooden tramway which was used for the horses to travel toward the greenway at the sawmill. The logs would be unloaded and ...
  • Hand Quilted Name Quilt (From Mississauga First Nation)to Dr. Frank Hammil.
    Object       This colorful hand sewn quilt was a gift to Dr. Frank Hammil from the families of the Mississaugi First Nation who he treated and was well respected by. Each panel represents a particular family.
    Object     This colorful hand sewn quilt was a gift to Dr. Frank Hammil from the families of the Mississaugi First Nation who he treated and was well respected by. Each panel ...
  • Hand sewn Blue And White Name Quilt
    Object       This handsewn quilt is a combination of blue and white squares each of which has been embroidered with multiple names radiating out from a centre circle that has a small cluster of multi colored flowers made of french knots.
    Object     This handsewn quilt is a combination of blue and white squares each of which has been embroidered with multiple names radiating out from a centre circle that has a small ...
  • Quilted (Baby - Carriage) Blanket (by Annie Jones)
    Object       This small hand sewn quilt is sized to suit a baby carriage or a cradle. The pattern appears to be the eight pointed star and is done is lovely colors and patterned materials.
    Object     This small hand sewn quilt is sized to suit a baby carriage or a cradle. The pattern appears to be the eight pointed star and is done is lovely colors ...
  • Wright Chainsaw (Model GS 2520)
    Object       This saw manufactured by Wright is possibly a Model GS-2520 that was only in production from 1958 to 1959 and was actually a reciprocating saw/chainsaw.
    Object     This saw manufactured by Wright is possibly a Model GS-2520 that was only in production from 1958 to 1959 and was actually a reciprocating saw/chainsaw.
  • Dolmar - Ring & Co.  (RINCO) Two Man Chainsaw, Circa 1925
    Object       In approximately 1925 this two wheeled saw was part of the new generation of gas powered two man chainsaws. The wheels were to enable it being moved from one site to another without having to be strictly carried as its weight was prohibitive. This was an evolution on the larger ...
    Object     In approximately 1925 this two wheeled saw was part of the new generation of gas powered two man chainsaws. The wheels were to enable it being moved from one site ...
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