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Distress Bridge, Near Magnetawan, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  Black and white photographic postcard of the Distress Bridge near Magnetawan. In the middle of the bridge is a man is sitting on the edge with his legs on the river side. He might be fishing. Behind the bridge are large trees. On the front of the photograph along the bottom, "DISTRESS BRIDGE,...
Closed Magnetawan Locks, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  Black and white photograph of the closed Magnetawan Locks. A portion of the village can be seen in the distance. On the back of the photograph, 'MAG LOCKS.,' is handwritten in pencil.
The Night Boat, Camp Chemong, Magnetawan, 1925 
Image  1925  Black and white photographic postcard of the Armour passing Camp Chemong at the entrance to Ahmic Lake, 1925. There is a small dock with a flagpole in the middle of the photograph. The picture was taken from the shore looking out at the river. The picture is bordered by trees.
Cedar Croft Fishermen's Race, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  Black and white photographic postcard of a motorboat race of fishermen. The race was either sponsored by the Cedar Croft Lodge or was made up of guests of the Cedar Croft Lodge or some combination there in. A few of the boats can be seen each has one driver and one person in the bow of the...
Using a Log Chute as a Portage, 1920 
Image  1920  Black and white photograph of four people walking up a wooden log chute. Two people are carrying canoes over their heads. The person at the head of the line is a woman, behind her is a man holding a canoe over his head. The other people cannot be clearly seen. At the base of chute there is a...
View of the Village of Magnetawan, 1918 
Image  1918  Black and white photograph of the village of Magnetawan in 1918. The picture shows the rock leading into the village and the various wooden buildings in the village. There is a large white wooden church on the right. On the left is a white bridge crossing the Magnetawan River. The river can be...
Edmund Kelly and Relatives, at a Bridge on the Magnetawan River, circa 1910 
ImageMysteries:  circa 1910  A black and white photograph of Edmund Kelly and possibly his relatives sitting in a boat. They are traveling down the Magnetawan River. The wooden bridge and piers possible indicates the picture was taken 1910.
Magnetawan Lock, 1890 
Image  1890  A black and white photograph of the top of the Magnetawan locks. The photo shows the lock full of water. In the background shows buildings along the water in the village.
A Family Unloading their Canoes, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  A black and white photograph of a man, a woman and two children. The man and woman are bent over either side of a a motorboat which has been pulled up on to a dock. Next to the man and woman on the right is a canoe which has also been pulled up on to the dock. The dock is on a river, likely the...
Wooden Water Dam, Magnetawan, circa 1900 
Image  circa 1900  Black and white photograph of the first dam built on the Magnetawan River, which was built between 1885 -1886. There is water overflowing the damn and there's a foot bridge over the river. In the background there's a home.
Young Woman Driving a Motorboat, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  A black and white photograph of three people driving in a motorboat. The seating in the boat is divided into two rows. In the front row there is a woman driving the boat with a large steering wheel. In the back row is a man and a woman. On the edge of the river there is a forest.
Young Couple Sitting on a Dock, circa 1920 
Image  circa 1920  A black &andwhite photograph of a young couple sitting on a dock in their bathing suits. Behind the couple on the left side of the dock is a rock. In the distance a hill with a forest on it can be seen.
Lighthouse on Lake Cecebe 
Image  1920  Black and white photographic postcard of the original lighthouse on Lake Cecebe. The lighthouse appears to be off the shore in the lake with no connection to the land. The lighthouse has two levels, a base level and an upper level where the light is. Behind the lighthouse on the shore is a...
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,...
Ferry on the Magnetawan River, circa 1923. 
ImageMysteries:  2002  Black and white photograph of a ferry, likely a car ferry, on the Magnetawan River. The shore where the photographer was standing can be seen in the bottom of the image. There is a town on a hill on the far side of the image. This town is likely Burk's Falls.
Tugboat on Forested River, circa 1915. 
ImageMysteries:  2002  A black and white photograph of a tugboat on a forested river. There are no people visible in the picture. This may be the tugboat Mike on the Magnetawan.
Boats in Winter Quarters, Burk's Falls, Ontario, circa 1917. 
Image  2002  Black and white postcard of the Armour in the wharf at Burk's Falls during the winter. There is snow covering the dock, the boats, and the village. In the background of the image, behind the Armour, there is another unidentified boat. The village in the background is Burk's Falls. On the boat...
Three Men on the Steamboat Mike, circa 1919. 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of three men on the tugboat Mike. They are on the river away from any dock. In the background there is a village on the hill. This town is likely Burk's Falls. The river in the photograph is likely the Magnetawan. The name of the boat "MIKE."
Dam with Many Leaks, Burk's Falls, circa 1921 
Image  2002  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. The flume was a part of the Knight Brother's factory.
The Wanita Docking, circa 1905. 
Image  2002  Black and white photograph of two women waiting on a dock with two black dogs. The women are waiting for the Wanita riverboat to come into dock. On the boat there are people on the top deck of the boat. On the side of the boat there is man standing near a door. He is likely a deckhand who is...
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