• H. A. Ogden, “At the Portage” from George Monro Grant, ed., Picturesque Canada (New York: Belden Brothers, 1882). Hudson’s Bay Company employees are shown in this engraving from the late nineteenth century. The sheer size of the 90-pound packs, boxes, and barrels to be transported in the canoes can be appreciated.

Hudson Bay Company Employees

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • Regional Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Native American Studies
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