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The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

January 6, 1916: Ase Hollenbeck and Roy Murphy arrived from the logging camp of Jimmie Green’s last Tuesday. The logging camp is situated at the head of Burnett Inlet and to get out, the men were forced to cut a channel for the gasboat through ice three inches thick, it taking them two days to get out of the inlet. They report good progress at the camp as they have a hundred thousand feet of logs in the water and two hundred thousand fell in the woods ready to be taken to the water. They will leave again for the camp as they were running out...

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