Almaguin Highlands Digital Collection
Lumber and Logging Industry


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Burk's Falls
  
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Lumber and Logging Industry
  
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  • A Boom of Logs, Burk's Falls, 1900
    Image       A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
    Image     A handwritten note at the bottom of the picture reads 'A boom of logs Burk's Falls, Ont. 1900.' A caption added to the picture reads 'Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips.'
  • Constructing a Building at the Lumber Camp, circa 1920
    Imagecomment       Black and white photograph of a building being built in the forest. Upon completion this building would have be used by loggers at the lumber camp. There are many people working on the building. On the left side there are two horses pulling construction materials.
    Imagecomment     Black and white photograph of a building being built in the forest. Upon completion this building would have be used by loggers at the lumber camp. There are many people ...
  • Working Lumber Mill, circa 1920
    Imagemysterycomment       Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up into the building along the ramp. In the foreground on the right are logs in a pile. There is a ...
    Imagemysterycomment     Black and white photograph of a lumber mill. On the left side there is a building with a ramp going into a second floor window. There are logs going up ...
  • Marsden's Log Hauls, 1935
    Image       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.
    Image     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.
  • Knight Brother's Lumber Mill, Burk's Falls, pre-1900
    Image       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.
    Image     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.
  • Three Loggers holding Cant Hooks, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       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.
    Imagemystery     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 ...
  • Four Loggers Resting, circa 1930
    Image       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 ...
    Image     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 ...
  • Knight's Mill, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       A caption at the bottom reads 'Knight's Mill, Burk's Falls Ontario.'
    Image     A caption at the bottom reads 'Knight's Mill, Burk's Falls Ontario.'
  • Lumberyard Across from the Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1920
    Image       Black and white photograph of a lumber yard across from the Burk's Falls wharf. It is likely the Knight Brother's Lumberyard. There is a set of railroad tracks running through the yard. In the wharf there is a boat at dock.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a lumber yard across from the Burk's Falls wharf. It is likely the Knight Brother's Lumberyard. There is a set of railroad tracks running through ...
  • Lumberyard, Burk's Falls, circa 1950
    Image       Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In the foreground is a set of train tracks and railroad cars to transport the lumber away.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a lumberyard in the village of Burk's Falls. From this distance it looks like a shanty town. These are actually towers of finished lumber. In ...
  • Loggers in Burk's Falls, circa 1910
    Imagecomment       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 ...
    Imagecomment     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 ...
  • Horse and Cutter
    Imagemystery       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.
    Imagemystery     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 ...
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Lumber and Logging Industry