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The next day the work of portaging began, as the whole cargo had to be transported sixteen miles to the lower end of the rapids.
At one place a half-dozen beaver were portaging round a tumble of charred tree-trunks that obstructed the brook-channel.
It looked ideal fishing water, and while the men were portaging I fished every pool.
For one thing they were becoming expert fishers and rapidly improving in portaging.
BOB HUNT IN CANADAGEORGE W. ORTON
Did we cover those two miles that took us over an hour to do the other day when we were portaging up?
BOB HUNT IN CANADAGEORGE W. ORTON
Now came the tedious days of portaging the boats and baggage around the Falls.
THE CONQUESTEVA EMERY DYE
This is the easiest method of two-man portaging of which I know.
PACKING AND PORTAGINGDILLON WALLACE
Portaging around the seething Chaudière, they came at length to Allumette Island.
OLD QUEBECSIR GILBERT PARKER AND CLAUDE GLENNON BRYAN
As a last resort before portaging, we tried lining down, starting at the head of the narrow left-hand channel.
DOWN THE COLUMBIALEWIS R. FREEMAN
Portaging over the divide to the large lake, now clear of ice, Marcel followed its winding outlet into the northwest.

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