McLachlin Bros Black River Limit. Shows waggon road and land between Coulonge and Black rivers. Named lakes are Bryson, Traverse, Antoine, Lynch, Foran, Crooked, and Island. Corner says ""Williams 1937""
Shows limits of Gillies Bros. and Consolidated Bathurst licenses. Shows townships, roads, places, waterways, and Ont. Northland Railway, Highway #11, Ferguson Hwy. In crayon shows provincial, gravel, and company roads.
A letter regarding timber disputes, particuarly where the lines of the limits are with one group claiming that the old line of the limits is correct. Hugh McLachlin then asks his father to promptly let him know which line is correct. Hugh states that they would continue to work on the free grants and their own limits until he had word from Daniel.
Use digital copy only. Archivist's permission required to access original.
Shows lots & concessions, lakes, rivers, Opeongo Road, H.C. Farm near Madawaska River, and tree identification and location in twps of Brudenell, Sebastapol, Griffith & Lyndoch. Also shows survey lines and some dates ranging from 1877-1888.
Photograph of a Gillies Bros. timber gang. Caption reads, "There were a good many [Indigenous people] in this gang. The square timber trade was on the decline at this time (1901) and a few years later (about 1908) the last raft passed down the Ottawa.
Photograph from "Life in the Lumbercamps of McLachlin Brothers Arnprior, Ontario" by Charles Macnamara. Photograph shows a Gillies Bros raft used to transport large amounts of lumber down the Ottawa River.
Photocopy of the original manuscript is available in the Reading Room.
Hartle Twp - cutting areas defined and coloured in green(C1) and orange (M1). Brooks A, C, J, & K, Camp #7 & #8 on Salvation Lake. Proposed tote road between Camp #5 and Camp #7. Log Roads added in red.
Brook - subset of a timber limit within a township; green for cutting; yellow for swamp, codes for tree stands (C1 & M1)
note on back - Mixed forest - orange; Green - coniferous (white & red pine, spruce)