[Between Norway House and Oxford House, a distance of some two hundred miles, there were many portages, some as long as three miles : on this particular portage, there was a railroad track :  goods were loaded on to a small car which then had to be pulled : since there were no bridges one had to hold back just as hard going down hill as [one] had to pull going up]
[Between Norway House and Oxford House, a distance of some two hundred miles, there were many portages, some as long as three miles : on this particular portage, there was a railroad track : goods were loaded on to a small car which then had to be pulled : since there were no bridges one had to hold back just as hard going down hill as [one] had to pull going up]

[Between Norway House and Oxford House, a distance of some two hundred miles, there were many portages, some as long as three miles : on this particular portage, there was a railroad track : goods were loaded on to a small car which then had to be pulled : since there were no bridges one had to hold back just as hard going down hill as [one] had to pull going up]
United Church of Canada Archives

[between 1935 and 1941]
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Norway House (MB)
Description
Contents: Loading the trolley -- Pulling a loaded car over the track.

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Repository Object Identifier
93.049P/1424 N
Commission Object Identifier
13d-c5712-d119
Extent and Medium
2 photoprints ; 5 x 6 cm | 2 photonegatives ; 6 x 7 cm
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