The Swap

Gus Reed of Halifax, great-grandson of Warren Augustus Reed

1/2 owner of McCurdy & Reed Canoes

Traded this new canoe, an Al Gordon 14 foot

with Rejean Roy

Le Peintre, le canot et la forêt from Réjean Roy on Vimeo.

artist of Petit Rocher, New Brunswick

for this painting

Indian Falls, Nepisiguit river 1874

showing (l-r)
George H. Reed
Warren A. Reed
Henry K. Burrison
Joe Vienno
John Chamberlain

Mt. Carleton, about 600 meters, is in the background.

Here are photos from the exchange:

1 comment:

  1. A wonderful story about a wonderful place and wonderful canoes. Having visited Mt Carelton and camped on the Nepisquit Lakes in 1981 and again, more recently, in 2012, I have great memories of the area. In 2012, I attended Fiddles on the Tobique, the canoe festival organized by canoe builder Bill Miller, and paddled the Tobique in my Harold Gates canoe, that I bought from Harold in 1980. Great story!