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Excellent place to stop for a break and stretch.
Sunny summer days are a nice reminder of the past glory days of logging and
Boise Cascade Mills. Nice beach area to enjoy. And you're only 5 hours from Thunder Bay !
We stopped in Fort Frances on our way across the Trans-Canada to Thunder Bay.
This is a nice, inexpensive activity to do for a few minutes if it's a nice day. The tug is right down by the marina and you have to visit the...More
Was transferred to the hallet from another tug for 3 weeks in 1971. We towed from wood down the sceine river to Fort Frances. The hallet looks much smaller now, especially the top bunk that was mine,you learnt not to sit up too fast. Great...More
This boat when taken out of services by Boisie Cascade had been pulling log booms to the paper mill in Fort Frances for over thirty years. Restored by the town, it sits in water. You have access to all parts of the boat.
The Hallett was a logging tug that worked Rainy Lake before wood collection was largely road based. It is facinating to see the living conditions of the ships workers.
Tickets ( a code) can be purchased at the marina beside the site.
This was a great way to spend my afternoon. I toured the Logging Tug Hallett on the Laverendrye Parkway and I learned so much about how the boat used to work. There were many information boards on the boat that you were able to look...More