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  • Stacks of Logs, Arthur and Harry Marsden's Farm, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       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.
    Imagemystery     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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.'
  • 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 ...
  • Log Dump at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • Logging at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Image       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.
    Image     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.
  • Horse-drawn Logging Sled at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Imagemystery       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.
    Imagemystery     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, ...
  • 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.
  • Logs being put in the River, circa 1930
    Image       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.
    Image     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 Mike Pulling Two Scows of Tanbark Steams, circa 1920
    Image       Along the bottom 'The tug boat “Mike” owned by the Knight Brothers with two scows of tanbark steams up the Magnetawan' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Along the bottom 'The tug boat “Mike” owned by the Knight Brothers with two scows of tanbark steams up the Magnetawan' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • 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 ...
  • Road Running Through Large Piles of Logs, circa 1930
    Image       Black and white photograph of a road running through large stacks of snow covered logs in the winter. There are no people in the picture and there is a forest in the background. This is likely the log dump at the lumber camp near Burk's Falls.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a road running through large stacks of snow covered logs in the winter. There are no people in the picture and there is a forest ...
  • 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 ...
  • Loading a Logging Sleigh at Marsden's, circa 1930
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • Magnetawan Wharf in Winter, circa 1923
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Four Men on Logs with the Tugboat Emulator, circa 1900
    Imagemystery       On the side of the boat "Em...tor" is painted in on the side of tug in white.
    Imagemystery     On the side of the boat "Em...tor" is painted in on the side of tug in white.
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Lumber and Logging Industry