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Author Rasky, Frank, 1923-

Title Industry in the wilderness : the people, the buildings, the machines -- heritage in northwestern Ontario / by Frank Rasky
Published Toronto : Dundurn Press with the assistance of the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Culture, and the Ontario Ministry of Northern Affairs, 1983
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Description 1 online resource (128 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Series Dundurn local history series ; [1]
Dundurn local history series ; 1
Contents Table of Contents; The Setting; The Pathfinders; The Lumberjacks; The Goldseekers; Getting Around; Harnessing Hydro; Monuments in the Wilderness; Pioneers; Where to Enjoy Your Heritage; Recommended Reading: A select list
Summary Filled with photographs, both historic and contemporary, this engaging book looks at the industrial pioneers of northwestern Ontario, and the activites which brought themt o the wildnerness: surveying, railroading, lumber, gold, bush piloting, transportation, and hydro power. Rasky lets the pioneers tell their own story, through their own reminiscences, and by the monuments they have left behind. Published with the assistance of the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Culture, and the Ontario Ministry of Northern Affairs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 127)
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Subject Industries -- Ontario -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Ontario. Ministry of Citizenship and Culture.
Ontario. Ministry of Northern Affairs.
ISBN 1554882001 (electronic bk.)
1554885590 (e-book)
9781554882007 (electronic bk.)
9781554885596 (e-book)