RAFTING TIMBER ON THE ST. LAWRENCE
"More than once in going through the big chute at the Cedars, raft
and raftsmen were submerged."
Cedars, raft and raftsmen were submerged in the waves, and it was then a case of sit tight or stay under," said Mr. Smith. "Some of the timber forming the rafts came from Prince Ed-ward County, but more of it came down the Trent. Oak and pine logs were rafted together, the latter helping to keep the former afloat. A good deal of the timber was for spars. You