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  • The Boats of Burk's Falls
    Video       An elderly man from the Burk's Falls area is interviewed and gives a slide show of various boats that sailed in the area in the early twentieth century.
    Video     An elderly man from the Burk's Falls area is interviewed and gives a slide show of various boats that sailed in the area in the early twentieth century.
  • Flume with Many Leaks at Knight's Plant, circa 1915
    Image       Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume.
    Image     Black and white photograph of the flume near the Knight Brother's factory. The flume is full of leaks. There is a building on top of the flume.
  • Tip-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls, circa 1905.
    Image       An added caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Tipp-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls. Early 1900s.' This caption was added by Roger Simmons
    Image     An added caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Tipp-Toff Cottage, Burk's Falls. Early 1900s.' This caption was added by Roger Simmons
  • Newspaper Article on the Opening of Time Capsule from 1950 in Burk's Falls.
    Imagemystery       Black and white newspaper clipping detailing a time capsule from the 1950s and the opening of the capsule in 2000. The image appears to be from the burying of the time capsule.
    Imagemystery     Black and white newspaper clipping detailing a time capsule from the 1950s and the opening of the capsule in 2000. The image appears to be from the burying of the ...
  • A Horse Race at Burk's Falls, circa 1910
    Image       Black and white photograph of a group of horses racing. Behind them there is a group of people on the outside of the track. There are buildings behind the crowd. The village of Burk's Falls is off in the distance.
    Image     Black and white photograph of a group of horses racing. Behind them there is a group of people on the outside of the track. There are buildings behind the crowd. ...
  • Pete the Bear on Bike, circa 1960
    Imagecomment       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Pete the Bear (1948 - 1979) Shown here with Allen Purdie.'
    Imagecomment     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Pete the Bear (1948 - 1979) Shown here with Allen Purdie.'
  • Wooden Dam at Burk's Falls, circa 1930
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'This photo from the Warner collection shows Ernie Warner atop the wooden dam at Burk's Falls. The Wooden dam was replaced by a concrete dam completed in 1947.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'This photo from the Warner collection shows Ernie Warner atop the wooden dam at Burk's Falls. The Wooden dam was replaced ...
  • Ernie, Margaret, and Vera Warner, circa 1945
    Image       The caption on the bottom of the image reads 'Ernie Warner, owner of the Burk's Falls Arrow, daughter Margaret and wife, Vera circa 1945.'
    Image     The caption on the bottom of the image reads 'Ernie Warner, owner of the Burk's Falls Arrow, daughter Margaret and wife, Vera circa 1945.'
  • Baptist Church of Burk's Falls, circa 1945
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture is 'Baptist Church, Ontario Street, Burk's Falls circa 1945.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture is 'Baptist Church, Ontario Street, Burk's Falls circa 1945.'
  • Soldiers Marching Near The Fowler Store, Burk's Falls Ontario, circa 1940
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the images reads 'On the right is the Fowler Store, later converted to a Red & White grocery, and today is the Almaguin News. Notice the drop off from the road. Today that is all filled, has the new Home Hardware and town parking ...
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the images reads 'On the right is the Fowler Store, later converted to a Red & White grocery, and today is the Almaguin News. ...
  • Ice Blocks on a Sleigh Being Pulled by a Team of Horses, circa 1945
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'The photo from the winter 1945-6 shows a team bringing up Young Street hill. The building on the left is the Burk's Falls Arrow.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'The photo from the winter 1945-6 shows a team bringing up Young Street hill. The building on the left is the ...
  • The Central Hotel,Burk's Falls, Winter of 1945
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Central Hotel, Burk's Falls, in the winter of 1945.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'Central Hotel, Burk's Falls, in the winter of 1945.'
  • Shell Station Behind Snow Drifts, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'This Shell station is now the Kwik-Way in Burk's Falls. The Imperial station behind is now Darling Insurance.'
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the picture reads 'This Shell station is now the Kwik-Way in Burk's Falls. The Imperial station behind is now Darling Insurance.'
  • Children Line the Street to Welcome Soldiers Home from World War Two, Burk's Falls, circa 1945
    Image       .At the bottom of the picture the caption reads 'The school children of Burk's Falls stand in front of the Post Office to welcome home the soldiers of WWII. Notice the Union Jack flags, as Canada would not create our own flag until the 60's.'
    Image     .At the bottom of the picture the caption reads 'The school children of Burk's Falls stand in front of the Post Office to welcome home the soldiers of WWII. Notice ...
  • Towering Snow Drift in front of Post Office, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'The photo shows the Burk's Falls Post Office behind the snow banks which were common in the 40's."
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image reads 'The photo shows the Burk's Falls Post Office behind the snow banks which were common in the 40's."
  • Towering Snow Drift in Burk's Falls, circa 1920
    Image       The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to contend with digging themselves out to allow customers in' written.
    Image     The caption at the bottom of the image has 'Before the 60's, Burk's Falls had no way of removing the accumulated snow banks from the streets. The businesses had to ...
  • Banner Welcoming Soldiers Back from World War Two, circa 1945
    Image       On the banner across Young Street 'WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU' is written. The caption along the bottom has 'The tow of Burk's Falls gets ready to greet boys returning from WWII. The picture is looking up Younge Street towards Ontario Street' written on it.
    Image     On the banner across Young Street 'WE ARE GLAD TO GREET YOU' is written. The caption along the bottom has 'The tow of Burk's Falls gets ready to greet boys ...
  • Team of Horses Moving Blocks of Ice on a Sleigh, circa 1920
    Image       In the centre at the bottom of the image 'This team brought ice blocks up the Younge Street hill into the 40's' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     In the centre at the bottom of the image 'This team brought ice blocks up the Younge Street hill into the 40's' was added by Roger Simmons.
  • Construction of the Armstrong Bridge, circa 1930
    Image       Centered at the bottom of the picture 'The construction of the Armstrong Bridge in 1938 connected Highway 11 to Ryerson Crescent (Hwy 520). Note the Sunoco sign and gas pump in the corner' was added by Roger Simmons.
    Image     Centered at the bottom of the picture 'The construction of the Armstrong Bridge in 1938 connected Highway 11 to Ryerson Crescent (Hwy 520). Note the Sunoco sign and gas pump ...
  • Two Men and horse drawn cart in Front of a Michigan Central Rail Car, circa 1930
    Image       On the side of the railroad car 'MICHIGAN CENTRAL 15084' is painted on.
    Image     On the side of the railroad car 'MICHIGAN CENTRAL 15084' is painted on.
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