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A giant timber raft, 595 feet long and 55 feet wide, containing 22,000 ‘sticks’ (logs) was floated from the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia to the Erie Basin, Brooklyn, in 1888. An experiment in cost savings, it was calculated that if the wood was...

Photograph of finished lumber being loaded off the the S.S. YORKAMAR docked at the Columbia Street Pier, April 21, 1949. Wood, from logs to finished planks, has long been an important commodity in Red Hook.  The Columbia Street Pier in also known...

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