The Early Days: Forest Use in the Fraser-Fort George Region

 

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Beehive burner

  At other sawmills, the wood scraps and sawdust were sent by a belt or chain conveyer and chute to a huge incinerator called a beehive burner. It had a screen on top so large sparks couldn't escape and set fire to the sawmill. Eagle Lake Sawmills, Giscome, 1917.

 

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