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by Harry Barrett,Clarence F. Coons

  • Author: Harry Barrett,Clarence F. Coons
  • ISBN: 1554887119
  • ISBN13: 978-1554887118
  • ePub: 1109 kb | FB2: 1347 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Transportation
  • Publisher: Dundurn (March 16, 2010)
  • Pages: 234
  • Rating: 4.4/5
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Alligators of the North: The Story of the West & Peachey Steam Warping Tugs. by Harry Barrett and Clarence F. Coons. The Alligator was an amphibious machine designed and patented in Canada in the late 1880s. This warping tug was capable of towing a log boom across a lake and then portaging itself to the next body of water. This long-overdue book on the Alligator Warping Tug, designed and built by West & Peachey of Simcoe, Ontario, is a welcome addition to the libraries of those intrigued by Canada’s story and particularly lumbering history. R. John Corby, curator emeritus, Canada Science and Technology Museum.

11 The Diverse Enterprises of West Peachey 189799. 63. 12 West Peachey Enter the Twentieth Century. Harry was the founding chair of the Long Point Foundation for Conservation, and is the author of books on the local history of the Norfolk-Haldimand region of Ontario. 67. 13 The Alligator Warping Tug in Newfoundland. 75. 14 TurnoftheCentury Improvement sand Modifications. He lives in Port Dover, Ontario. Clarence Coons, now deceased, was a well-known professional forrester in Ontario. While growing up in Lakefield, Ontario, he heard many stories about the white pine harvesting in the Trent Watershed and the "Alligators "at work.

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newSpecify the genre of the book on their ow. In 1889, John West and James Peachey unveiled their new invention, a steam warping tug that would revolutionize the Canadian pine-­logging industry.

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This long-overdue book on the Alligator Warping Tug, designed and built by West & Peachey of Simcoe, Ontario, is a welcome addition to the libraries of those intrigued by Canada’s story and particularly lumbering history

This long-overdue book on the Alligator Warping Tug, designed and built by West & Peachey of Simcoe, Ontario, is a welcome addition to the libraries of those intrigued by Canada’s story and particularly lumbering history. Alligators of the North is a wonderful touchstone for.

Steam-powered and rugged, it was one of the pioneers in the mechanization of the forest industry and for more .

Steam-powered and rugged, it was one of the pioneers in the mechanization of the forest industry and for more than thirty years was ubiquitous in northern Ontario until eclipsed by its worthy successor the Russel tug. "This long-overdue book on the Alligator Warping Tug, designed and built by West & Peachey of Simcoe, Ontario, is a welcome addition to the libraries of those intrigued by Canada’s story and particularly lumbering history.

The Alligator was an amphibious machine designed and patented in Canada in the late 1880s. This warping tug was capable of towing al og boomk across a lake and then portaging itself to the next body of water. Steam-powered and rugged, it was one of the pioneers in the mechanization of the forest industry and for more than thirty years was ubiquitous in northern Ontario until eclipsed by its worthy successor the Russel tug. "This long-overdue book on the Alligator Warping Tug, designed and built by West & Peachey of Simcoe, Ontario, is a welcome addition to the libraries of those intrigued by Canada's story and particularly lumbering history." -- R. John Corby, curator emeritus, Canada Science and Technology Museum By enabling access to the upper reaches of the Ottawa River and its many tributaries, the Alligator tug extended the social and economic stability provided by the timber industry and supported the populating of this vast region. Alligators of the North is a wonderful touchstone for all who share this heritage." ― Mary Campbell, mayor of McNab-Braeside Township, Renfrew County