Men working spring log jam on Grasse River in Pyrites

Sixteen (unidentified) men try to break up a log jam. These logs were headed down river during the spring drive to the Canton Lumber Company Mill at the foot of the gorge at High Falls in Pyrites. Circa 1890. Pyrites, NY.

Related logging story (in Colton) here.

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