Ten men face the camera in a clearing, all but the youngest wearing hats, one quite large. The largest two men stand in front of the others. Only two guns can be seen. The largest man wears bib overalls with extra material added at the cuffs.
Logs; Lumber industry; Lumber; Ox teams; Cattle; Carts & wagons; Cutover lands; Clearing of land; Bodies of water
A team of oxen yoked together stand beside wagons loaded with hand hewn crossties. The crossties were hewn by seasonal workers using a broadaxe and delivered to river landing tieyards for shipping by steamboat.
Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; Tree stumps; Trees; Fences
This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of two men trying to remove tree stumps from the ground at the prison camp. He has written, "In order that there be parade grounds" on the top of the page. Underneath the drawing,...