Credits: BAnQ Rouyn-Noranda, Société d’histoire de Rouyn-Noranda funds, Albert Pelletier series. 08Y,P117,S5,P349.
During the first years, the Rouyn Lake docking area was strategically located as the exclusive passage for people and goods. Road and railway construction have considerably diminished the importance of this location. In the photo, five men unload some cargo in order to supply the Rouyn township’s population. The barrels are filled with beer bottles wrapped in hay.