River salvage / Guides

Diving to retrieve sunken timber from the log drive
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Reclaiming sunken timber from the log drive

...River each year. From the 1830s to the last log drive on the Gatineau River in 1990, logs travelled some 400km until they arrived at the mill on the Ottawa River, just a stone's throw from Parliament Hill. Ontario logs came down the Ottawa River headed for that same mill. Along the Ottawa River and its tributaries ...

Eco-friendly & Healthy Flooring is best for Green Homes
Flooring and stairs

Eco-Friendly Flooring material options for Green-Homes

...salvaged from River bottoms: Under the category of 'reclaimed' I would include wood reclaimed from rivers and lakes. Transportation of logged wood in previous centuries was often by waterways, and much of it sunk. There are salvage companies that dive down and pull these trees up, and mill them into finished wood pro...