The Story of a Group of Hardy Northern Labrador Loggers
Headstone of Andrew Grieve ,in the woods where the Kaipokok River enters Second Rapid Bay Making a living in the Labrador wilderness is not for the faint of heart. In the 1930’s, it was a much harder prospect. But two hardy Scotish loggers took up the challenge, trying to create the most northerly logging operation in the province. They set up at Kaipokok Bay, near Makkovik… And although the venture didn’t last, it’s always facinated our next guest. John Munro is a forester and a historian who is digging up the story of this logging operation. We invited him into the studio to tell us more about what he learned.
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Photos provided by John Munro