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Riverboats and the Magnetawan River.


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Riverboats and the Magnetawan River.
  
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  • Newspaper clipping about 'The Ark', circa 1910.
    ImageText       Black and white photograph of a newspaper article on 'The Ark.' The Ark was a cabin on a barge used by loggers. The Ark enabled loggers to stay out in the wilderness and keep putting logs into the river.
    ImageText     Black and white photograph of a newspaper article on 'The Ark.' The Ark was a cabin on a barge used by loggers. The Ark enabled loggers to stay out in ...
  • The Steamer Glenada at Dock, circa 1921
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Glenda at dock. This is likely the wharf at Burk's Falls. The ship has no people on it. There are no people on the dock. There is a village behind the boat on the opposite shore.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Glenda at dock. This is likely the wharf at Burk's Falls. The ship has no people on it. There are no people on the ...
  • Tugboat on Forested River, circa 1915.
    Imagemystery       A black and white photograph of a tugboat on a forested river. There are no people visible in the picture. This may be the tugboat Mike on the Magnetawan.
    Imagemystery     A black and white photograph of a tugboat on a forested river. There are no people visible in the picture. This may be the tugboat Mike on the Magnetawan.
  • Ferry on the Magnetawan River, circa 1923.
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of a ferry, likely a car ferry, on the Magnetawan River. The shore where the photographer was standing can be seen in the bottom of the image. There is a town on a hill on the far side of the image. This town is likely Burk's ...
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of a ferry, likely a car ferry, on the Magnetawan River. The shore where the photographer was standing can be seen in the bottom of the ...
  • Hunters Arriving in Burk's Falls, Newspaper Clipping
    Imagemystery       Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
    Imagemystery     Black and white photograph of hunters getting off the train in Burk's Falls and walking to the wharf so they can get boats to their winter hunting camps.
  • Train Leaving Burk's Falls with a Boat in Dock, circa 1930
    Image       Along the bottom 'This photo of the Burk's Falls wharf would have been taken in the early 30's' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'This photo of the Burk's Falls wharf would have been taken in the early 30's' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Steamer Glenda at the Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1920
    Image       Along the bottom in the centre 'STEAMER GLENADA AT THE BURK'S FALLS WHARF' is written in black.
    Image     Along the bottom in the centre 'STEAMER GLENADA AT THE BURK'S FALLS WHARF' is written in black.
  • Geddes' Wharf, Lake Cecebe, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       In the upper left corner 'Lake Cecebe Lake Goldes Wharf, Burk's Falls Ont.' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper left corner 'Lake Cecebe Lake Goldes Wharf, Burk's Falls Ont.' is written in red.
  • The Steamers Wanita and Wenonah at Dock, circa 1900
    Image       In the upper right corner 'Steamers Wanita and Wenonah on the Burk's Falls Wharf early 1900s' is written in red.
    Image     In the upper right corner 'Steamers Wanita and Wenonah on the Burk's Falls Wharf early 1900s' is written in red.
  • The Armour and the Tugboat Theresa in Magnetawan Wharf, circa 1907
    Image       Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour at dock in Burk's Falls. The smaller vessel in the picture is the tugboat Theresa. There are some logs washed up on the shore. Two buildings can be seen near the dock.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour at dock in Burk's Falls. The smaller vessel in the picture is the tugboat Theresa. There are some logs washed up on ...
  • The Wanita at Dock and Train Coming to Town, Burk's Falls, circa 1907
    Image       Black and white photograph of a train with smoke pluming out of the smokestack coming into Burk's Falls. On the right side is the wharf with people standing beside the Wanita on the Magnetawan.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a train with smoke pluming out of the smokestack coming into Burk's Falls. On the right side is the wharf with people standing beside the ...
  • Magnetawan Wharf, Burk's Falls, Ontario, circa 1925
    Imagemystery       In the upper right corner 'Magnetawan River, Burk's Falls, Ont.' in black.
    Imagemystery     In the upper right corner 'Magnetawan River, Burk's Falls, Ont.' in black.
  • The Armour at the Locks, circa 1918
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Armour Steamship about to enter a lock. The lock is closed. A man standing at the lock doors. He is getting ready to open them. There are people standing on the shore watching the ship and the lock. There are also people on the ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Armour Steamship about to enter a lock. The lock is closed. A man standing at the lock doors. He is getting ready to open ...
  • The Armour being Loaded, circa 1915
    Image       Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour. The Armour is at a dock. People are entering the vessel by a square hole in the side of the boat. There are already people on the upper deck of the ship. On the lower right corner of the picture, a man ...
    Image     Black and white photograph of the steamer Armour. The Armour is at a dock. People are entering the vessel by a square hole in the side of the boat. There ...
  • The Armour in a Dry Dock, circa 1909
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Armour in dry dock. There are no people in the photograph. There is an unknown building behind the ship.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Armour in dry dock. There are no people in the photograph. There is an unknown building behind the ship.
  • Docked Wanita with People on Deck, circa 1914
    Image       On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
    Image     On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
  • The Armour Coming into Dock, circa 1911
    Image       Black and white photograph of the steamship Armour coming into the dock at Burk's Falls. There is a person coming out of a hole on the side of the Armour to tie the boat to the dock. On the opposite shore on the hills are houses and some forests.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the steamship Armour coming into the dock at Burk's Falls. There is a person coming out of a hole on the side of the Armour ...
  • The Wenonah with Wanita at the Burk's Falls Warf, circa 1899
    Image       Black and white photograph of the Wenonah(right) passing the Wanita(left) on the Magnetawan River, near Burk's Falls. A barn can be seen on the shore. In the foreground logs can be seen in the river.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the Wenonah(right) passing the Wanita(left) on the Magnetawan River, near Burk's Falls. A barn can be seen on the shore. In the foreground logs can ...
  • The Wanita at Dock, circa 1915
    Image       On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
    Image     On the side of the boat '...ANITA' is written.
  • Building of the Steamship Armour, circa 1906
    Image       Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was taken in winter.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the construction of the steamship Armour. The hull is mostly built. The workers are posing on the half-finished ship for the photograph. This picture was ...
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Riverboats and the Magnetawan River.