The Early Days: Forest Use in the Fraser-Fort George Region
Mr. S.N. McLean, Sr.
1880 - 1966
|Many logging and sawmilling operations were
family businesses. This exhibit is based on the story of the
McLean family. Their logging and sawmilling business (including
McLean Lumber Co. Ltd., McLean Sawmills Ltd., and Shelley
Sawmills Ltd.) operated from 1920 to 1951 in the Fraser-Fort
In 1920, Samuel McLean and his son Sinclair began logging, sawing, planing, and shipping lumber from Fort Fraser. They bought a small carriage and head rig, an edger, lath machine, planeer, steam tractor, and sundry tools, wagons sleighs and horses.