Hand Made Replica of Logging Camp Camboose (Created by Joe Briere)
- Joseph Briere, Creator
- Media Type
- 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.
- "Camboose: from Canadian French, from French cambuse hut, store, from Dutch kambuis. The early days of logging saw a camboose which was used for both heating and cooking inside the log cabins or ""shanties"" that the loggers lived in. The ""camboose"" was constructed of four hardwood logs and a few stones arranged in a square to contain the fire."
- Date of Original
- Circa 1955
- Timber Village Museum
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 46.18336 Longitude: -82.95817
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