Lumber baron B.B. Barnhill attempted to launch a great log raft at Joggins, bound for New York, but the attempt failed. In December 1887 a second raft was successfully launched, but it never made it to
New York, as its tow line snapped in a storm along the Eastern Seaboard and the raft was lost. A third attempt was successful, but no further rafts were shipped from the Joggins Shore. (Image: A great log raft.