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  • Horse and Cutter
        Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These sleigh are pulling sleds through a snow covered path in the forest. These sleighs are pulling loads of wood back to the lumber camp. Each of the sleighs is being pulled by two horses.
      Black and white photograph of three groups of horse drawn sleighs. These ...
  • Four Loggers Resting, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they have cut down. The logs are on top of two pieces of wood perpendicular to the logs like a wooden railway track. These tracks were used to roll logs on to horse-drawn sleds. There are large snow drifts ...
      Black and white photograph of four lumberjacks resting on logs which they ...
  • Three Loggers holding Cant Hooks, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of three lumberjacks. They are standing on a stacked pile of logs. The lumberjacks are all holding "cant hooks", which were common tools used in the logging process.
      Black and white photograph of three lumberjacks. They are standing on a ...
  • Loggers in Burk's Falls, circa 1910
        Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks in the woods. On the left there is a man standing on a large log. In the middle are two men standing behind the log. In the background there is a man standing by a partly cut tree. Two of the ...
      Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks in the woods. ...
  • Knight Brother's Lumber Mill, Burk's Falls, pre-1900
        Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Factory in Burk's Falls. There are a variety of buildings. In the foreground there is a lumber yard and piled logs.
      Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Factory in Burk's Falls. ...
  • Magnetawan Wharf in Winter, circa 1923
        Black and white photograph of the Magnetawan Wharf covered in snow during the winter. There is an unidentified boat in the water. There a stack of lumber along an under used road going into the wharf. This lumber may be railway ties.
      Black and white photograph of the Magnetawan Wharf covered in snow during ...
  • A Group of Local Loggers, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks in three rows. The first two rows of men are sitting, and the back row is standing. These men are posed in front of a barn like structure. All men in the image are wearing work clothing.
      Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks in three rows. ...
  • Four Men on Logs with the Tugboat Emulator, circa 1900
        On the side of the boat "Em...tor" is painted in on the side of tug in white.
      On the side of the boat "Em...tor" is painted in on the ...
  • Marsden's Log Hauls, 1935
        Black and white photograph of a logger driving a team of horse drawn sleigh with a load of logs. The photograph was taken in a snow covered forest.
      Black and white photograph of a logger driving a team of horse ...
  • Stacks of Logs, Arthur and Harry Marsden's Farm, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a large stack of logs located on the Marsden's farm. The logs are covered in snow, and located in the middle of a forest.
      Black and white photograph of a large stack of logs located on ...
  • Horse-drawn Logging Sled at Marsden's, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a logger driving a sleigh loaded with logs. There are two large horses pulling the sleigh. The photograph was taken in a snow covered field, suggesting that the picture was taken in winter.
      Black and white photograph of a logger driving a sleigh loaded with ...
  • Logging at Marsden's, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a large sled loaded with logs. On the left side of logs is a lumberjack. The picture was taken in the winter in the woods.
      Black and white photograph of a large sled loaded with logs. On ...
  • Loading a Logging Sleigh at Marsden's, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a large sled being loaded with large branches. The branches are being used as ramps and the logs are rolled up by three loggers. The photo was taken in the winter in a forest.
      Black and white photograph of a large sled being loaded with large ...
  • Log Dump at Marsden's, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks laying logs on perpendicular branches, running like train tracks. These tracks are going to be lifted and rolled on to the sleds. The photo was taken in the winter in a forest.
      Black and white photograph of a group of lumberjacks laying logs on ...
  • Logs being put in the River, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a group lumberjacks standing on a log boom on the river. These men are waiting for a tugboat to pick up the log boom. On the left of the photo there is a cabin on a barge where the loggers live while they are working.
      Black and white photograph of a group lumberjacks standing on a log ...
  • Lumber Camp in the distance, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls area lumber camp in the winter off in the distance behind some trees. The buildings in the camp would include: stables, mess, barracks, barns, workshops, etc. There is snow on the ground in the forest where the picture was taken.
      Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls area lumber camp in ...
  • Group of Local Loggers, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a group of loggers in the lumber village. The picture was taken in the winter. Some of the loggers are posing in a snow bank. There are two buildings behind the loggers.
      Black and white photograph of a group of loggers in the lumber ...
  • Group Picture at the Logging Village, Burk's Falls area, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls Area lumber camp. There are many horses standing with the men. These horses would have been used to pull sleds of logs. In addition to the stable in the center of the image, there are four other buildings and there are roads ...
      Black and white photograph of a Burk's Falls Area lumber camp. There ...
  • Group of Loggers, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of a group of local loggers standing outside of a building in their lumber village. The first row is sitting on the ground, the second row of men appear to be on a bench, and the remaining men are standing in the back. There are two ...
      Black and white photograph of a group of local loggers standing outside ...
  • Two Buildings in Logging Camp, circa 1930
        Black and white photograph of two buildings in in the local lumber camp. This photograph was taken in the winter, as there is plenty of snow on the ground.
      Black and white photograph of two buildings in in the local lumber ...
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Lumber and Logging Industry