A collection of stories told by the men who worked the white pine logging camps and steam-powered mills of the late 1800s and early 1900s.
John Macfie was born on a farm in Ontario's Central Parry Sound District in 1925 and received his formal education in a one-room schoolhouse. He worked in the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources until his retirement in 1981. His books include Up the Great North Road and two volumes of Now and Then: Footnotes to Parry Sound History. He lives in Parry Sound, Ontario.