See how timber was harvested in the Maine Woods before modern equipment allowed businesses to haul wood on trailers. This exciting story demonstrates the danger and daring that was needed to be a river driver.
This story is an excerpt from the Mountain Heritage Traveling Exhibit managed by the Maine Woods Consortium. The exhibit was produced by Mountain Counties Heritage, Inc. and designed by Insyt New Media. Funding was provided by the Federal Highway Administration and the Maine Department of Transportation through the National Scenic Byways Program through the Old Canada Road National Scenic Byway. All image and text rights have been received.