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Alligators of the north

Harry B. Barrett

Alligators of the north

the story of the West & Peachey steam warping tugs

by Harry B. Barrett

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Published by Natural Heritage Books in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-218) and index.

StatementHarry B. Barrett & Clarence F. Coons ; foreword by Ken Armson
ContributionsCoons, C. F.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM464 .B377 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24427780M
ISBN 109781554887118
LC Control Number2010399589
OCLC/WorldCa495088763

  Midtown Reader will host a conversation April 23 with Doug Alderson, whose new book, "America's Alligator," was just published by Lyons : Doug Alderson.   HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCN)– North Carolina State Troopers helped relocate an alligator from the roadway in Havelock. Troopers J.A. Magana and D.M. Davis helped NC Wildlife Resources Commission Officer Tyler Engel move the alligator off the road near Tucker Creek. The alligator was moved to the Croatan Forest, the NC Highway Patrol says. According to the [ ].

The American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is the largest reptile of North America. Adults may reach a maximum of 18 feet, though the average size is 13 feet for males and 10 feet for females. The larger males weigh as much as pounds! Among reptiles, the courtship and mating behaviors of the alligator are unique. The Alligator was an amphibious machine designed and patented in Canada in the late s. This warping tug was capable of towing a log boom across a lake and then portaging itself to the next body of water. Steam-powered and rugged, it was one of the pioneers in the mechanization of the forest industry and for more than thirty years was ubiquitous in northern Ontario until eclipsed by its.

The Alligator's Toothache by Margurerite Dorian Vintage 's Classic Children's Story Picture Book Silly Animal Kooky Young Reader CassandrasNotebook 5 out of 5 stars (1,) $ Book; Published by: Johns Hopkins University Press; View contents. View Citation; Buy This Book in Print. summary. Few scenes put the senses on edge more than a submerged alligator, only eyes and snout showing, when peering across a southern lake on a misty morning. An iconic American predator, these reptiles grow to thirteen feet or more and Author: Kent A. Vliet, Wayne Lynch.


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"Alligators of the North portrays, with the help of excellent period photographs, a triumphant era of inventive progress when steam engines were replacing earlier methods in everything from sailing ships to manufacturing operations.".

American alligators are found ONLY in the southestern U.S They live in wetlands, swamps, and other bodies of fresh water. American Alligators are gray-black. Their tough skin is covered with scales. Hard, bony plates called scutes grow on their backs. Alligators have short legs and long tails.

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"Alligators of the North portrays, with the help of excellent period photographs, a triumphant era of inventive progress when steam engines were replacing earlier methods in everything from sailing ships to manufacturing operations." (Patrick Boyer Muskoka Magazine )/5(3).

The book "Alligators of the North" is now available. The Canadian Forestry Association is proud to promote this long-overdo book on the Alligator Steam Warping Tug Boat. Built in Simcoe, Ontario from through to the s, the Alligator was a common sight in forest operations on rivers and lakes across eastern Canada and the USA up until the s.

Robert Kloss's The Alligators of Abraham is a fever dream built from the fly strewn corpses of armies, the megalomania of generals, the madness of widows, the fires of mourning, the fury of the poor, the indifference of the wealthy, and the ravenous hissing of those alligators who have ever plagued the shores of our national nightmares.

With a cover design and interior/5. Alligator spotted in Brampton, Ont., was actually just a beaver: police This is a real case of mistaken identity and it happened in Canada A file photo of a beaver.

According to the Scholastic Book of World Records, Louisiana has the largest alligator population. The majority of American alligators inhabit Florida and Louisiana, with over a million alligators in each state.

Southern Florida is the only place where both alligators and crocodiles live side by : Reptilia. By enabling access to the upper reaches of the Ottawa River and its many tributaries, the Alligator tug extended the social and economic stability provided by the timber industry and supported the populating of this vast region.

Alligators of the North is a wonderful touchstone for all who share this heritage." - Mary Campbell, mayor of McNab-Braeside Township, Renfrew County.

"Alligators of the North portrays, with the help of excellent period photographs, a triumphant era of inventive progress when steam engines were replacing earlier methods in everything from sailing ships to manufacturing operations."/5(3).

Get this from a library. Alligators of the north: the story of the West & Peachey steam warping tugs. [Harry B Barrett; C F Coons] -- History of the amphibious tugboats used in the Ontario logging industry, from to the s.

Alligators of the North This long-overdue book on the Alligator Warping Tug, designed and built by West & Peachey of Simcoe, Ontario, is a welcome addition to the libraries of those intrigued by Canada's story and particularly lumbering history." —R.

John Corby, curator emeritus, Canada Science and Technology Museum. Alligators of the North. The Story of the West & Peachey Steam Warping Tugs.

By Harry Barrett, Clarence F. Coons. Softcover, 9x9", pages. "The Alligator was an amphibious machine designed and patented in Canada in the late s. This warping tug was capable of towing a log boom across a lake and then portaging itself to the next body of water.

Alligators are complex creatures, capable of terrific attacks and yet tending to their young in the same gentle way a mother duck looks after her brood. Once extremely numerous, alligators came close to extinction in the twentieth century, but thanks to conservation efforts have since made a comeback, reclaiming their rightful place as the.

Range and Habitat. Alligators range from central Texas eastward to North Carolina. Louisiana and Florida have the highest alligator populations, approaching 2 million. Although alligators can be found in ponds, lakes, canals, rivers, swamps, and bayous in Louisiana.

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Alligators All Around is an alphabet children’s book about an alligator going through the letters A to Z to help readers learn.

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Alligators all around and not a crocodile to be found. This classic alphabet book features a family of alligators doing the things you’d expect alligators to do: making macaroni, ordering oatmeal, and being usually upside-down.

You’ll learn about how alligators are shockingly spoiled, how they never nap, and that they love bursting balloons. Peel police officers went hunting for a possible alligator in a storm drainage pond in Brampton on Friday night but the creature enjoying the shallow water turned out to be a beaver.

Get this from a library! The North American alligator. [Jim Pruitt; Nancy McGowan] -- Discusses the origin, characteristics, habits, and habitat of the North American alligator and what must be done to protect it from extinction.Alligators occur from southeast Oklahoma and east Texas on the western side of their range to North Carolina and Florida in the east.

They prefer fresh water lakes and slow-moving rivers and their associated wetlands, but they also can be found in brackish water habitats. Kelby Ouchley chronicles the evolution of Alligator mississippiensis from "shieldcroc"--the last common ancestor of modern-day alligators, crocodiles, caimans, and the gharial--to its current role as keystone of the ecological health of America’s southern swamps and marshes.

In Florida, the apex predator uses its snout and feet to clear muck.