The Fossmill Story: Life in a Railway Lumbering Village on the Edge of Algonquin Park by Doug MackeyThe Fossmill Story: Life in a Railway Lumbering Village on the Edge of Algonquin Park by Doug Mackey

The Fossmill Story: Life in a Railway Lumbering Village on the Edge of Algonquin Park

byDoug Mackey, Paul Mackey

Paperback | November 15, 1999

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Based on over 50 interviews with former residents, newspaper articles, and archival material, and with over 350 photographs, maps, and illustrations, The Fossmill Story tells the dramatic story of the people who lived in a company village through the boom years of the twenties and the bust years of the Great Depression. It describes the logging and lumbering operations of the Fassett Lumber Corporation and its railway that drew logs from the highlands of <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Ontario’s <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Algonquin <_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Provincial <_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Park to its mill in Fossmill. Read about forest and mill fires, crime and punishment, tragic accidents and death, poverty and affluence, and much more. With over 350 photographs, illustrations and maps. <_o3a_p>

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The Fossmill Story won the Ontario Historical Society’s award for Best Regional History in 2001.

Title:The Fossmill Story: Life in a Railway Lumbering Village on the Edge of Algonquin ParkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.75 inPublished:November 15, 1999Publisher:Past Forward Heritage Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1896974104

ISBN - 13:9781896974101

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 10

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