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Postcard of Galna Bridge with Two Children, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the Galna Bridge going into Burk's Falls. The bridge spans the Magnetawan River. There is a child looking over the railing of the bridge. At the bottom left corner 'Galna Bridge, Burks Falls, Ont.' scratched onto the photographic negative.
The Steamers Wanita and Wenonah at Dock, circa 1900
 
Image  2003  Black and white photographic postcard of the steamers Wantia and Wenonah at dock in the wharf at Burk's Falls. The wharf is on the Magnetawan River. In the upper right corner 'Steamers Wanita and Wenonah on the Burk's Falls Wharf early 1900s' is written in red.
Newspaper clipping about 'The Ark', circa 1910.
 
ImageText  2003  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.
Steamer Glenda at the Burk's Falls Wharf, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photographic postcard of the steamboat Glenada at the wharf in the village of Burk's Falls. Along the bottom in the centre 'STEAMER GLENADA AT THE BURK'S FALLS WHARF' is written in black.
Swing Bridge on the Magnetawan River, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photographic postcard of an open swing bridge on the Magnetawan River. The bridge is open and perpendicular to the road. There are no boats in the picture. Along the bottom in the centre 'Swing Bridge on the Magnetawan River' is written in black.
Highway 11 Bridge at Burk's Falls, circa 1940
 
Image  2003  Black and white photographic postcard of the bridge on Highway 11. The river flowing under the bridge is the Magnetawan. There are railroad tracks running beside the river and under the bridge on the right side. Along the bottom 'NO. 11 HIGHWAY BRIDGE AT BURK'S FALLS ONTARIO PHOTO BY WINDER...
Crossing the Galna Bridge, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of a person crossing the Galna Bridge with the village of Burk's Falls in the background. The river flowing underneath the bridge is the Magnetawan. There are many businesses and a water tower behind the bridge.
The Armour Going Through a Lock, Magnetawan, circa 1930
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the Armour steamship going through a lock in Magnetawan. There is a man on the lock watching the vessel going through. There are buildings on in the background on the opposite shore.
On the Galna Bridge Looking East, Burk's Falls, circa 1920.
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the Magnetawan River taken from the Galna Bridge, which goes into Burks Falls. On the left and right side are roads. Along the bottom of the postcard 'On the Galna Bridge looking East Burks Falls Ont.' was etched into the negative.
The Mike Pulling Two Scows of Tanbark Steams, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the tugboat Mike pulling two barges of tanbark. The Mike is traveling the Magnetawan. The name of the boat was from the name of the tug's first captain. Along the bottom 'The tug boat "Mike" owned by the Knight Brothers with two scows of tanbark steams up the...
The Armour with its Deck Loaded with People, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Colour painted postcard of a the steamboat Armour with its deck loaded with people. The Armour is going down the Magnetawan River. The ship looks to be leaving the village of Burk's Falls. On the side of the boat 'ARMOUR' is painted.
The Armour Going Down the Magnetawan River, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the Armour traveling down the Magnetawan River. There are many people can be seen on the top deck of the vessel. The picture was taken from the shore, causing the Armour to be framed by trees.
Wooden Dam at Burk's Falls, circa 1930
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of a wooden dam with one of its slices open letting water out. On the far side of the image there is a ramp leading up to the the middle of the structure. On top of the dam are two men. One of the men is Ernie Warner. There is a church in the background on the right...
Coming into Burk's Falls in the Early Days, circa 1900
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the road leading into Burk's Falls. There is a river on the left side of the road. Across the river on the opposite shore are more buildings, which are likely homes. Down the road there are other buildings, which are either homes or small businesses. There is a...
The Armour, view from the Stern, circa 1940
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the steamship Armour on the river. The river pictured is likely the Magnetawan. The picture was taken from another vessel in the water or from the land with a wide angle lenses. There are people on the top deck of the Armour. People can be seen in the bridge of...
Knights' Lumber Mill in Winter, Burk's Falls, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of the Knight Brother's Lumber Mill. The buildings are covered in snow. On the right side of the picture is a half-frozen river. Amongst the buildings are a few railroad cars. The caption at the bottom of the image 'Knights' Mill, Burk's Falls' was added by Roger...
The Steamer Armour at Young's Wharf, circa 1930
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of at the steamboat Armour at Young's Wharf. Young's Wharf is located on Ahmic Lake near Magnetawan. There are no people visible on the boat. There are two unidentified people visible on the dock. In the upper right corner 'Steamer Armour at Young's Wharf, Ahmic...
The Steamer Wanita Returning Upstream, circa 1920
 
Image  2003  Colour painted postcard of the steamer Wanita going down a river with smoke coming out of its smokestack. There is a forest on the left side of the picture. On the side of the boat 'Wanit..' is painted. The caption at the bottom of the picture is 'The steamer Wanita running upstream. This...
A Boom of Logs, Burk's Falls, 1900
 
Image  2003  Black and white photograph of two loggers, Harry Hewitt and Harry Philips, standing on logs in the river. There are logs on the river as far as the eye can see. 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...
Burk's Falls and the Magnetawan River, circa 1890 
ImageMysteries:  2002  Black and white photograph of Burk's Falls. The photograph was taken from a distance. The river and both shores can be seen in the photograph. On the close side of the river is a dockyard. On the river is an unidentified Steamboat. On the far side of the river there are a number of buildings,...
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