qThe colorful story of the role of America's rivers, lakes, and canals in the settlement of the West. Illustrated with over 150 rare photosq--Cover.If the bark skin was damaged, a repair could be made with a bark patch secured with spruce root and spruce gum, readily available in the forest ... The tarpaulins, or parales, used to cover the cargo were eight by ten feet, made of canvas with grommets around the edges for the lashings ... the transfer point from the smaller (twenty-five- foot) canots du nord of the outback into the thirty-six-foot canots maitre.
|Title||:||Water trails west|
|Author||:||Western Writers of America|
|Publisher||:||Doubleday Books - 1978|