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Land Policy, Federal.
lumber industry Reference library
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
No manufacturing industry has had a longer or larger impact on as many parts of Canada as the lumber industry. Sawmills and retail lumber outlets have peppered the country since the beginning of European settlement. In several regions of Canada in the mid-19th century, giant sawmills began devouring forest resources to produce vast quantities of sawn lumber for export. A basis was laid for one of Canada's largest export industries, one that has been fundamental to economic development in several parts of the country, from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Its impact on the natural landscape has been equally significant....
Lumbering. Reference library
Thomas R. Cox
The Oxford Companion to United States History
From the early Colonial Era, European settlers tapped North America's forests. Initially, lumbering was more an adjunct of farming than an industrial activity. In the early eighteenth century, however, a primitive lumber industry arose land in northern ...