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The Last Log Drive

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In 1983, during the bicentennial celebration of the settlement of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, by United Empire Loyalists, an old-time log drive was held on the Barrington River. This unique event was revived under the direction of Phil Scott, a former champion log roller and an articulate advocate of the sport. As well as being a spectacular visual experience, the log drive is an event of cultural and historical significance. The film brings to life this old practice of the logging industry in Canada.

1985, 22 min 50 s

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