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Little Long Remembered - Third Edition By Lawrence C. Erwin B.A.Sc.
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This is the story of a young,inexperienced,engineer who was sent into the northern Ontario bush in 1960, to provide engineering service to the construction forces building the first of three... More > generating stations on the Mattagami River. For the first six months he lived in a tent while the dormitories and colony were being built. It relates the many fun times he had while gaining experience from the skilled supervisors.< Less
Little Long Remembered - Second Edition By Lawrence C. Erwin
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This is the story of a young engineer, reluctantly starting a bush job in construction on the Mattagami River, north of Kapuskasing, Ontario in 1960. He is inexperienced and living amongst highly... More > experienced tradesmen of all types. In just three short years he falls in love with the place and gains tremendous respect for his work associates. He does not want to leave.< Less
Little Long Remembered By Lawrence C. Erwin
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Living in the isolation of the Ontario northern bush in the early 1960s for the purpose of constructing a dam and powerhouse to create electrical power. The only access was by a private railroad... More > about 50 miles in length. About 1,600 people lived there in isolation for six years.< Less
JUST A MEMORY NOW By Lawrence C. Erwin
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This is the thirty-three year career of the author with Ontario Hydro from the early years of enthusiasm to the disenchantment leading to retirement. Not a bad combination for a long life.
JUST A MEMORY NOW By Lawrence C. Erwin
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This is the thirty-three year career of the author with Ontario Hydro from the early years of enthusiasm to the disenchantment leading to retirement. Not a bad combination for a long life.
One Of Beurling's Boys Second Edition By Lawrence C. Erwin
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This is the story of one of 117 Ottawa high school boys who volunteered to fly with the Royal Canadian Air force during World War 2.
Surviving The Fur Trade By Lawrence C. Erwin
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This is the biography of Donald Charles McLean who joined the Hudson Bay Company at Moose Factory in 1813. When the supply ships of 1815 could not get back to Europe because of cap ice in Hudson... More > Straits that year and were forced to spend the winter in James Bay, McLean and others began walking to Montreal and New York where one of the group would catch a ship to London England.< Less
Driven To Excel By Lawrence C. Erwin
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Donald Charles McLean left Scotland and signed on with the Hudson Bay Company in 1813, as a shallop master. Three years later, because of starvation conditions, he volunteered to snowshoe from Moose... More > Factory to Montreal, through the dangerous and inhospitable arctic watershed, controlled by the North West Company. At Montreal, he assisted Lord Selkirk to prepare for his journey to the Red River Colony. After learning of the massacre at Seven Oaks, McLean joined the rival NWC and became Captain of their Schooner, Governor Gore, sailing on the upper Great Lakes. McLean married Ann Warren of Fort Erie in 1820 and shortly after the two fur-trading companies amalgamated, they moved to the Seigneury of Argenteuil where they raised twelve children. McLean participated in the Rebellion of 1837. Later, he bought 1,500 acres in the wilderness of Eardley Twp. where he, his wife and most of their sons moved and entered into the lumber business.< Less
FOOTPRINTS ON THE WATER By Lawrence C. Erwin
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Primarily the 400 page hard-cover book is a genealogy of the Erwin Family who emigrated from County Antrim, Ireland to the Upper Ottawa Valley in the 1840s. Two daughters, Isabella and Ellen, married... More > and raised large families on the Ontario side of the river. The husband of one, shot and killed his neighbour, became a fugitive and was never caught. One son, Alexander, became a sailor on the American Mississippi and died mysteriously. Daniel, Mary and Semai married and raised families in Quebec. No record has been found for John and James and it is not known if they ever left Ireland. Archibald, the youngest, became a shoemaker, came to Canada but left no record of what became of him. There is an Index of 33 pages, listing more than 2,600 individuals including such prominent family names as: Bresnaham, Findley, Gardner, Glenny, Kissick, Langford, McCaughan, McLean, McMullen, Mohr, Moore, Pingle, Ross, Thompson and Wilson.< Less