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The History of Townsend Lumber Inc.

January 1, 1990

Bert Abbott and Robert Townsend were friends who shared similar lifestyles and common interests. They were both tobacco farmers and looking for a way to make money during the winter months. In 1959 they bought a portable samill near Cultus, Ontario in Houghton Township. That was the beginning of Abbott & Townsend Ltd.